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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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Notwithstanding any other provision of law, the owner of real property abutting any sidewalk, including, but not limited to, the intersection quadrant for corner property, shall be liable for any ...
In our case, the dual ectopic thyroid tissue is seen in the base of tongue abutting the glosso-epiglottic fold and another in the floor of mouth abutting the hyoid bone.
The committee agreed that it was not interested in pursuing the sale of a portion of the Sharpe Reservoir property to an abutting property owner at this time.
The HVTLs abutting the study properties range from 115 kV to 500 kV.
One reason a site abutting SLU was selected, notes university spokesman Clayton Berry, is the school's commitment to urban development; more than $500 million in improvements have been done since President Lawrence Biondi came on board in 1987.
The casually stoic figures are surrounded by manifestations of energy, from the busy folds in their clothing to the rugs and bedding that look ready to spring to life and scurry away to the clash of abutting and overlapping patterns, colors, and textures that collectively define Lozek's spaces as at once derelict and vital.
Limited planting of bananas and digging of starchy taro roots in a plot abutting a drainage ditch occurred between 10,220 and 9,910 years ago.
Abutting Russia and Kazakhstan, the Caspian Sea boasts proven reserves of 33 billion barrels of oil.
Writer Peter Popham promptly sensed this when confronted for the first time with "a mess of highly assertive and wildly incongruous elements, all abutting each other without a hint of compromise or deference and without a trace of organization." The solution to what in the West would amount to a problem of overwhelming proportions, namely how to fit super-expressive new buildings into an existing, older urban landscape, is resolved by simply ignoring altogether the aesthetics of coordination, by inserting imp roved structures into the body of the city in the same manner as you would replacement implants or dental plates.
On completion of the third phase, the entire Nedcor Precinct will comprise four "L" shaped buildings on either side of the street abutting two large landscaped parks.
Computed tomography with intravenous contrast revealed the presence of a hypopharyngeal soft-tissue mass located posterior to the epiglottis and abutting the right lateral pharyngeal wall.
French choreographer Myriam Naisy made her new Petites Donses pour Mammiferes ("Short Dances for Mammals") at the Banff Centre for the Arts, a creative haven abutting the Canadian Rocky Mountains.