Definition of abutting:
- of Abut
adjoining, bordering, attached, close, nigh, beside, adjacent, next, coterminous, conterminous, near, contiguous, neighboring, connected.
attaching (part of speech: verb)
joining (part of speech: verb)
contacting (part of speech: verb)
on these plates and crossing each other at the ridge pole stood the rafters, which sustained the thatched roof.
- "Japan", David Murray.
The Pikes would be a field abutting
on an old turnpike gate.
- "A Cotswold Village", J. Arthur Gibbs.
The operation is self- acting, as follows: The shaft revolving causes the sleeve to revolve by friction, and the pin causes the sleeve to move endwise; its end face abutting
against the face of the collar on one side, or the face of the pulley on the other side, as the case may be, causing the shaft to travel in that lateral direction.
- "Modern Machine-Shop Practice, Volumes I and II", Joshua Rose.