Translation of buttress in Spanish:
- 1.1 [Architecture/Arquitectura] contrafuerte (masculine) flying buttress arbotante (masculine)Example sentences1.2 (for a theory, argument) apoyo (masculine)
- The remnant of a long-disused church building, it was built out of solid stone with massive buttresses supporting long, high walls.
- Around the perimeter, massive brick buttresses provide lateral restraint.
- Kain thanked the man and followed the directions, coming to a thickly built stone building with buttresses and smaller towers extending several stories above where the main building ended.
- Even ‘reverence for the emperor, the most important ideological buttress of the old order, was evidently giving way’.
- At every stage in a fairytale life, the stoic sensible lovely Lancashire lass has been Tom's buttress, giving unstinting support and keeping his feet firmly on the ground.
- In these short few weeks the coach must re-shape - he vehemently contests the description ‘rebuild’ - Rangers, with a new midfield, attack, and a defensive buttress or two.
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Sherry is produced in an area of chalky soil known as albariza lying between the towns of Puerto de Santa María, Sanlúcar de Barrameda, and Jerez de la Frontera in Cádiz province. It is from Jerez that sherry takes its English name. Sherries, made from grape varieties including Palomino and Pedro Ximénez, are drunk worldwide as an aperitif, and in Spain as an accompaniment to