flying buttress Meaning in the Cambridge English Dictionary

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flying buttressnoun [C]

uk   us   specialized
an archbuilt against a ​wall, ​especially of a ​church, to ​supportitsweight
(Definition of flying buttress from the Cambridge Advanced Learner’s Dictionary & Thesaurus © Cambridge University Press)
Translations of “flying buttress”
in Chinese (Simplified) (尤指教堂的)拱扶垛…
in Chinese (Traditional) (尤指教堂的)拱扶垛,栱柱…
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