Difference between revisions of "Buttress"

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A concrete or masonry pier built perpendicular to a wall to increase its resistance to horizontal forces.




Please note that this is the term as it stands in the original IALA Dictionary edition (1970-1989)

International Association of Marine Aids to Navigation and Lighthouse Authorities - AISM