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Abut

To meet or touch with an end, as on a construction member meeting an adjoining one.

abut

To adjoin at an end; to be contiguous.
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Also today, state toxics-control and Department of Health Services officials will tour the north end of the high school site, which abuts the National Technical Systems munitions testing facility.
Gold Deposits of the World, by Emmons (1937) refers to Lluvia de Oro, a former producer of high grade gold and silver ores occurring in silica replacement lenses in fractured and faulted limestones overlying an intrusive diabase, which abuts Don David to the west.
When the hotel opened and the wave mechanism was activated, officials quickly discovered that any substantial breaker would crash over the far end of the pool and swamp the sandy beach that abuts the pool.
The property abuts one of the most successful outlet malls in New England (stores include Eddie Bauer, G.
Wellington Road, on which Victoria Place abuts, connects the downtown core of the City with Highway 401.
Councilwoman Cindy Miscikowski, whose district abuts the Galleria, agreed with Bernson.
The permit abuts the Ukraine border and lies approximately 40 km NW of the Ukraine Beregovo deposit.
The land, north of Placerita Canyon Road and southeast of the Antelope Valley Freeway, abuts the Angeles National Forest and is characterized by acres of coastal sage brush, the gnatcatcher's habitat.
Adjoining the company's property, Kennecott has drilled out a significant resource on their Gemfield property which abuts the company's property, and on which the company has a first right of refusal.
The preserve abuts a mountain wilderness where California condors soar.
Various proposals for the parcel, which abuts Ladyface Mountain and sustains a section of Lindero Canyon Creek, have raised concerns among environmental agencies.