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abutment

, abuttal
Architect Civil engineering a construction that takes the thrust of an arch or vault or supports the end of a bridge

Abutment

A masonry mass, pier, or solid part of a wall that takes the lateral thrust of an arch.

abutment

[ə′bət·mənt]
(civil engineering)
A surface or mass provided to withstand thrust; for example, end supports of an arch or a bridge.
(mining engineering)
In a coal mine, the place where the natural ground material makes contact with the ends of an embankment.

abutment

abutment A
A masonry mass (or the like) which receives the thrust of an arch, vault, or strut.
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The newly-designed provisional was then milled using a composite resin material (Figure 6 and Figure 7, page 16) and bonded to the abutment using flowable composite.
Also, the abutment fixing screw diameter of the concave connection model is shrunk in the area where the abutment comes in contact with it, in order to observe if the displacement of the abutment is low enough as not to overload the screw.
In Blackhawk, he assisted in prestraining a couple of bridge abutments -- squeezing GRS soil mass beneath the abutment.
com/research/xptkwh/latin_american) has announced the addition of the "Latin American Markets for Dental Implants, Final Abutments and Computer Guided Surgery" report to their offering.
This shapes the inner surface of the temporary crown so that it glides over the undercuts, instead of locking into the undercuts, which would happen if the temporary crown was just left on the abutment to polymerize completely.
Once the glass superstructure was in place, the abutment was cleaned and restored where necessary with local Massangis stone, and the concrete floor and east terrace varnished to match the stone's colour.
South Korea Dental Implant And Final Abutment Market
The effect of displacement due to leaching of fines through the armored apron of gravel in the observation area near the toe of the abutment and flood plain was not studied.
Markets Covered: - Dental Implant Market - Premium Dental Implant Market - Value Dental Implant Market - Discount Dental Implant Market Final Abutment Market: - Stock Abutment Market - Custom Cast Abutment Market - CAD/CAM Abutment Market Implant Unit Share by Procedure Type: - One-Stage Surgery Procedures - Two-Stage Surgery Procedures - Immediate Loading Procedures Dental Implant Unit Share by Shape: - Parallel Wall Implants - Tapered Implants Dental Implant Unit Share by Connection Type: - Internal Connection - External Connection - One-Piece Dental Implant Unit Share by Application: - Single-Tooth Replacement - Multi-Tooth Bridge Securement - Denture Securement Key Topics Covered: 1.
Two 11 m wide secondary tunnels run parallel with each abutment.
The water undermined the abutment to the Cantil Wash bridge two miles south, and swept away the rock slope protection and scoured the abutments at Jawbone Canyon bridge, four miles south.
Within the dental implant and final abutment market, companies such as 3i, Astra Tech, Nobel Biocare, Straumann, and Zimmer Dental lead the market, among others.