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butt

(bŭt),
1. To bring any two square-ended surfaces in contact so as to form a joint.
2. In dentistry, to place a restoration directly against the tissues covering the alveolar ridge.

buttocks

A part of the back of the hip, which, in humans, forms one of the rounded protuberances on which a person sits; the rump.

Composition
Gluteus maximus and gluteus medius muscle covered by a variable layer of fat.

butt

(bŭt)
1. To bring any two square-ended surfaces in contact so as to form a joint.
2. In dentistry, to place a restoration directly against the tissues covering the alveolar ridge.

butt

(bŭt)
1. In dentistry, to place a restoration directly against the tissues covering the alveolar ridge.
2. To bring any two square-ended surfaces in contact so as to form a joint.
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Phoenix Marriott Tempe at The Buttes sits majestically atop a 25-acre East Valley landmark providing Arizona travelers with exciting southwest lodging that boasts natural beauty and upscale accommodations.
25, 1997, a 40% stake in Buttes was sold to the Chinese Petroleum Corp (CPC) of Taiwan.
Other rhodochrosite localities at Butte include apparently all of the other mines along the Rainbow vein (Blake, 1887b).
Rhodonite was first mentioned in the Butte literature by Emmons (1887).
The most complete description of Butte rhodonite is that of Pardee (1918).
Pardee (1918) first recognized siderite (an Mn-rich variety) at Butte on the dump of the Burlington mine on the southwestern side of the district.
Crystals of siderite from Butte may be the typical golden-brown rhombohedra, or scalenohedra so acute that the crystals are virtually acicular in habit.
At one time late in the last century, silver was relatively plentiful at Butte, but now native silver specimens from the district are rare and precious.
Smithsonite is not a common mineral at Butte, despite the abundance of sphalerite.
Sphalerite is an important ore mineral at Butte, large amounts of which were mined at the Anselmo, Badger, Black Rock, Elm Orlu, Emma, Orphan Boy, and Orphan Girl mines.
Despite the abundance of sphalerite in the Butte ores, crystals of the mineral are not common.
Sphalerite crystals from Butte consist of honey brown to black dodecahedra ranging from 0.5 to 1 cm across.