- n. 扶壁；山边扶壁状凸出部分；支持力量
- v. 支持；用扶壁支撑（建筑物等）
[复数 buttresses过去式 buttressed过去分词 buttressed现在分词 buttressing第三人称单数 buttresses]
可数名词的用法：Buttresses are supports, usually made of stone or brick, that support a wall. 扶璧例：
...the neo-Gothic buttresses of Riverside Church in Manhattan.
- n. [建]扶壁；拱壁；支撑物
- vt. 支持；以扶壁支撑
Try to buttress the points you make in these chapters with some details.
A wisely tempered tribunate is the strongest buttress of a good constitution.
The sharp increase in crime seems to buttress the argument for more police officers on the street.
Deloitte has taken the judge through 60, 000 pages of documents in order to buttress its charges.
In theory, purchasing mortgage backed securities may buttress or accelerate the nascent housing recovery.
Many argue that its inclusion would buttress a system that independent India's first leaders railed against.