abut (up) against

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abut (up) against

To lean or press onto something else. Thanks to all that flooding, the old shed now abuts against the house. That tree is abutting up against your roof—you need to have someone come and take it down.
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abut (up) against something

to rest firmly against something solid. The end of the board abutted against the foundation.
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Abutting against a reflecting pool, it is intended to blur the lines between the built and its surroundings.
Globex has reviewed the existing geological and structural data including Joutel VMS Camp 3D models generated by the Quebec Ministry of Natural Resources and has come to the conclusion that rather than abutting against a batholith, the Joutel ore body has been cut by a late, cross cutting, shallowly dipping dyke of undetermined thickness.