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buttress

(lip'ō-oks'ĭ-jen-ās),
A structure placed against the base of another to support or stabilize it.
[M.E. buteras, fr. O. Fr. bouterez, fr. Germanic]
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Explaining the background, Buttress said: "About four months ago, I raised a concern that if five of our players went to the World Cup, we would be seriously struggling in terms of squad depth, particularly from a pack perspective.
While Wales has devolved powers, Mr Buttress - who helped turn online food delivery firm Just Eat from a PS36 revenue in its first month into a near PS5bn valued global venture - said that the Welsh economy would be better served by having complete control, than under its current union with the other nations of the UK.
Now with the Dragons having just nine games left, Jones will take the Dragons through to the end of the season giving Buttress more time to weigh up his options.
Designed by Wolfgang Buttress, the 19-meter-high sculpture, called Bloom, is located on a raised roundabout in Chobham, near the entrance to Longcross Park, part of the 300 acre Longcross Garden Village.
Absolutely yes," said Dragons chairman David Buttress.
SUPER shop worker Reg Buttress is finally retiring at the age of 95, after going back to work 30 years ago because he was bored.
Performing with the bees will be artist Wolfgang Buttress and music ensemble BE.
The Hive, a sculpture by British artist Wolfgang Buttress, invites people to find out.
Concerning (ii), a new plate design was developed and introduced into market, the suprapectineal quadrilateral buttress plate (Stryker Osteosynthesis AG, Selzach, Switzerland) [9] (Figure 1).
The different thread shapes in dental implant designs include square, V-thread, buttress and reverse buttress [1] were shown in figure1.
Pimenta de AaAaAeAavila told the newspaper that believed the crack showed beginning of a break, and that he alerted Samarco to increase monitoring and reinforce the dam with a buttress.