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Bridge meaning

bridge - 12 dictionary results

  1. 1. make a bridge across; " bridge a river"
  2. 2. A structure, usually of wood, stone, brick, or iron, erected over a river or other water course, or over a chasm, railroad, etc., to make a passageway from one bank to the other.
  3. 3. Anything supported at the ends, which serves to keep some other thing from resting upon the object spanned, as in engraving, watchmaking, etc., or which forms a platform or staging over which something passes or is conveyed.
  4. 4. The small arch or bar at right angles to the strings of a violin, guitar, etc., serving of raise them and transmit their vibrations to the body of the instrument.
  5. 5. A device to measure the resistance of a wire or other conductor forming part of an electric circuit.
  6. 6. To build a bridge or bridges on or over; as, to bridge a river.
  7. 7. To open or make a passage, as by a bridge.
  8. 8. A card game resembling whist.
  9. 9. A low wall or vertical partition in the fire chamber of a furnace, for deflecting flame, etc.; - usually called a bridge wall.
  10. 10. To find a way of getting over, as a difficulty; - generally with over.
  11. 11. A structure affording a passage over water; anything like a bridge.
  12. 12. To form a bridge over.

bridge - examples of usage

  1. The Sydney Harbour Bridge is one of Australia's best known and photographed landmarks
  2. As she ran, she began to work back toward the long bridge. - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
  3. I don't see what good it does to be able to run across a bridge; anyone can do that! - "The Adventures of Reddy Fox", Thornton W. Burgess.
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