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What are the 'flying buttresses' on the Notre Dame?

  Definition of a "Flying Buttress"     Definition of a "Flying Buttress"   A vertical stone arch support(normally in a cone or pyramid shape) , sticking (or e (MORE)

What was the purpose of the flying buttress?

Flying buttresses support the outer walls in structures with very  high walls and transfer the load (from roof/ceiling bearing on the  upper portion of the wall) to the butt (MORE)
In Castles

What is a buttress?

  "A buttress is an architectural structure built against or projecting from a wall which serves to support or reinforce the wall. Buttresses are fairly common on more anc (MORE)

What is a synonym for buttress?

"Buttress" as a verb can mean strengthen, reinforce, fortify,  support, bolster, underpin, cement, uphold, defend, sustain    "Buttress" as a noun can mean prop, suppo (MORE)
In Biology

What is a buttressed root?

Buttress are large roots on all sides of a tall or shallowly rooted tree. Typically they are found in rainforests where soils are poor so roots don't go deep. They prevent the (MORE)

What is the answer to 20c plus 5 equals 5c plus 65?

20c + 5 = 5c + 65 Divide through by 5: 4c + 1 = c + 13 Subtract c from both sides: 3c + 1 = 13 Subtract 1 from both sides: 3c = 12 Divide both sides by 3: c = 4
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