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English noun: cantilever

1. cantilever (artifact) projecting horizontal beam fixed at one end only

Broader (hypernym)beam

English verb: cantilever

1. cantilever (stative) project as a cantilever

Pattern of useSomething ----s

Broader (hypernym)jut, jut out, project, protrude, stick out

2. cantilever (creation) construct with girders and beams such that only one end is fixed

SamplesFrank Lloyd Wright liked to cantilever his buildings.

Pattern of useSomebody ----s something

Broader (hypernym)build, construct, make

Domain categoryarchitecture

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