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  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Abut  \A*but"\,  v.  i.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Abutted};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Abutting}.]  [OF.  abouter,  aboter  cf  F.  aboutir  and  also 
  abuter;  a  (L.  ad)  +  OF  boter,  buter,  to  push:  cf  F.  bout 
  end  and  but  end  purpose.] 
  To  project;  to  terminate  or  border;  to  be  contiguous;  to 
  meet  --  with  on  upon  or  against;  as  his  land  abuts  on  the 
  road. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  abutting 
  adj  :  having  a  common  boundary  or  edge;  touching;  "abutting  lots"; 
  "adjoining  rooms";  "Rhode  Island  has  two  bordering 
  states;  Massachusetts  and  Conncecticut";  "the  side  of 
  Germany  conterminous  with  France";  "Utah  and  the 
  contiguous  state  of  Idaho"  [syn:  {adjacent},  {adjoining}, 
  {bordering(a)},  {conterminous},  {contiguous}] 




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