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Meanings of Buttony:

adjective

Resembling a button, especially in being small and round.

Buttress

ˈbʌt.rəs

Meanings of Buttress:

noun

A structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it.

Usage examples:

The cathedral's massive buttresses
verb

Provide (a building or structure) with buttresses.

Usage examples:

We buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse

Buttressed

ˈbʌt.rəs

Meanings of Buttressed:

adjective

(of a building or structure) strengthened or supported with a buttress.

Usage examples:

A buttressed wall
verb

Provide (a building or structure) with buttresses.

Usage examples:

We buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse

Buttresses

ˈbʌt.rəs

Meanings of Buttresses:

noun

A structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it.

Usage examples:

The cathedral's massive buttresses
verb

Provide (a building or structure) with buttresses.

Usage examples:

We buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse

Buttressing

ˈbʌt.rəs

Meanings of Buttressing:

verb

Provide (a building or structure) with buttresses.

Usage examples:

We buttressed the wall as it was showing signs of cracking and collapse
noun

A structure of stone or brick built against a wall to strengthen or support it.

Usage examples:

The cathedral's massive buttresses

Meanings of Butts:

verb

(of a person or animal) hit (someone or something) with the head or horns.

Usage examples:

She butted him in the chest
noun

A push or blow, especially one given with the head.

Usage examples:

The characters can fight hand to hand using punches, kicks, nudges, butts, combos…

Meanings of Buttstock:

noun

The broad end of a firearm which rests on the shooter's shoulder when firing, and to which the barrel and firing mechanism are attached.

Meanings of Butty:

noun

A filled or open sandwich.

Usage examples:

A bacon butty

Butut

ˈbuːtuːt

Meanings of Butut:

noun

A monetary unit of gambia, equal to one hundredth of a dalasi.

Usage examples:

There are banknotes of 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 gambian dalasis, as well as coins of 1, 5, 10, 25 and …

Meanings of Bututs:

noun

A monetary unit of gambia, equal to one hundredth of a dalasi.

Usage examples:

There are banknotes of 5, 10, 25, 50 and 100 gambian dalasis, as well as coins of 1, 5, 10, 25 and …

Meanings of Butyl:

noun

Of or denoting an alkyl radical —c4h9, derived from butane.

Usage examples:

Butyl acetate

Meanings of Butyne:

noun

Originally, each of four isomeric unsaturated hydrocarbons with chemical formula c₄ h₆; (in later use specifically) either of the two isomers which are alkynes, used in chemical synthesis.

Butyrate

ˈbjuːtɪreɪt

Meanings of Butyrate:

noun

A salt or ester of butyric acid.

Usage examples:

The mixed ester, cellulose acetate butyrate, has better weatherabilitly and finds use as pipe and t…

Butyrates

ˈbjuːtɪreɪt

Meanings of Butyrates:

noun

A salt or ester of butyric acid.

Usage examples:

The mixed ester, cellulose acetate butyrate, has better weatherabilitly and finds use as pipe and t…

Buxom

ˈbʌks(ə)m

Meanings of Buxom:

adjective

(of a woman) plump, with a full figure and large breasts.

Usage examples:

A buxom blonde

Buy

baɪ

Meanings of Buy:

verb

Obtain in exchange for payment.

Usage examples:

She bought six first-class stamps
noun

A purchase.

Usage examples:

Wine is rarely a good buy in duty-free shops

Meanings of Buy a pig in a poke:

phrase

Something that is bought or accepted without first being seen or assessed.

Usage examples:

The unwary were apt to buy a pig in the poke

Meanings of Buy in:

phrasal verb

Amass so as to keep for future use or sale or for a particular occasion or use

noun

A situation in which a person or group buys enough shares in a company to get control of it

Usage examples:

She subsequently led a buy-in of the group and is now its director., the company completed a buy-in…

Meanings of Buy off:

phrasal verb

Pay someone with influence in order to receive a favor

Meanings of Buy time:

phrase

Delay an event temporarily so as to have longer to improve one's own position.

Usage examples:

He also realised that britain was not well prepared for war and that he needed to buy time to impro…
idiom

To do something that allows you to have more time to finish something

Usage examples:

He tried to buy time by saying he wasn't feeling well.

Buy up

baɪ

Meanings of Buy up:

phrasal verb

Take over ownership of; of corporations and companies

Meanings of Buy-and-sell:

noun

An agreement saying that the remaining partners of a company will buy the part of a company owned by a partner who dies, becomes unable to work, or wants to sell

Usage examples:

A buy-and-sell agreement will protect the business from collapse if a partner dies., drafting a pro…

Meanings of Buy-into:

phrasal verb

Buy stocks or shares of a company

Meanings of Buy-out:

phrasal verb

Take over ownership of; of corporations and companies

verb

To spend more money on something than someone else

Usage examples:

The company has such large cash reserves that it thinks it can always outbuy any competitors., the …

Meanings of Buyable:

adjective

Able to be bought; on sale.

Usage examples:

These banned sweets are still buyable in markets

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