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bridge         

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      n  
1    a structure that spans and provides a passage over a road, railway, river, or some other obstacle  
2    something that resembles this in shape or function  
his letters provided a bridge across the centuries     
3   
a    the hard ridge at the upper part of the nose, formed by the underlying nasal bones  
b    any anatomical ridge or connecting structure  
   Compare       pons  
4    the part of a pair of glasses that rests on the nose  
5      (Also called)    bridgework   a dental plate containing one or more artificial teeth that is secured to the surrounding natural teeth  
6    a platform athwartships and above the rail, from which a ship is piloted and navigated  
7    a piece of wood, usually fixed, supporting the strings of a violin, guitar, etc., and transmitting their vibrations to the sounding board  
8      (Also called)    bridge passage   a passage in a musical, literary, or dramatic work linking two or more important sections  
9      (Also called)    bridge circuit     (Electronics)   any of several networks, such as a Wheatstone bridge, consisting of two branches across which a measuring device is connected. The resistance, capacitance, etc., of one component can be determined from the known values of the others when the voltage in each branch is balanced  
10      (Billiards, snooker)  
a    a support for a cue made by placing the fingers on the table and raising the thumb  
b    a cue rest with a notched end for shots beyond normal reach  
11      (Theatre)  
a    a platform of adjustable height above or beside the stage for the use of stagehands, light operators, etc  
b      (Chiefly Brit)   a part of the stage floor that can be raised or lowered  
12    a partition in a furnace or boiler to keep the fuel in place  
13    build bridges   to promote reconciliation or cooperation between hostile groups or people  
14    burn one's bridges      See       burn   1       19  
15    cross a bridge when (one) comes to it   to deal with a problem only when it arises; not to anticipate difficulties  
      vb   tr  
16    to build or provide a bridge over something; span  
to bridge a river     
17    to connect or reduce the distance between  
let us bridge our differences     
     (Old English brycg; related to Old Norse bryggja gangway, Old Frisian bregge, Old High German brucka, Danish, Swedish bro)  
  bridgeable      adj  
  bridgeless      adj  
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bridge          [2]  
      n   a card game for four players, based on whist, in which one hand (the dummy) is exposed and the trump suit decided by bidding between the players  
   See also       contract bridge       duplicate bridge       rubber bridge       auction bridge  
     (C19: of uncertain origin, but compare Turkish bir-üç (unattested phrase) one-three (said perhaps to refer to the one exposed hand and the three players' hands))  

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Bridge         
      n   Frank. 1879--1941, English composer, esp. of chamber music. He taught Benjamin Britten  


air bridge  
      n     (Brit)   a link by air transport between two places, esp. two places separated by a stretch of sea  
auction bridge  
      n   a variety of bridge, now generally superseded by contract bridge, in which all the tricks made score towards game  
Bailey bridge  
      n   a temporary bridge made of prefabricated steel parts that can be rapidly assembled  
     (C20: named after Sir Donald Coleman Bailey (1901--85), its English designer)  
balance bridge  
      n   another name for bascule bridge (see bascule (sense 1))  
board bridge  
      n      another name for       duplicate bridge  
bridge   [1]  
      n  
1    a structure that spans and provides a passage over a road, railway, river, or some other obstacle  
2    something that resembles this in shape or function  
his letters provided a bridge across the centuries     
3   
a    the hard ridge at the upper part of the nose, formed by the underlying nasal bones  
b    any anatomical ridge or connecting structure  
   Compare       pons  
4    the part of a pair of glasses that rests on the nose  
5      (Also called)    bridgework   a dental plate containing one or more artificial teeth that is secured to the surrounding natural teeth  
6    a platform athwartships and above the rail, from which a ship is piloted and navigated  
7    a piece of wood, usually fixed, supporting the strings of a violin, guitar, etc., and transmitting their vibrations to the sounding board  
8      (Also called)    bridge passage   a passage in a musical, literary, or dramatic work linking two or more important sections  
9      (Also called)    bridge circuit     (Electronics)   any of several networks, such as a Wheatstone bridge, consisting of two branches across which a measuring device is connected. The resistance, capacitance, etc., of one component can be determined from the known values of the others when the voltage in each branch is balanced  
10      (Billiards, snooker)  
a    a support for a cue made by placing the fingers on the table and raising the thumb  
b    a cue rest with a notched end for shots beyond normal reach  
11      (Theatre)  
a    a platform of adjustable height above or beside the stage for the use of stagehands, light operators, etc  
b      (Chiefly Brit)   a part of the stage floor that can be raised or lowered  
12    a partition in a furnace or boiler to keep the fuel in place  
13    build bridges   to promote reconciliation or cooperation between hostile groups or people  
14    burn one's bridges      See       burn   1       19  
15    cross a bridge when (one) comes to it   to deal with a problem only when it arises; not to anticipate difficulties  
      vb   tr  
16    to build or provide a bridge over something; span  
to bridge a river     
17    to connect or reduce the distance between  
let us bridge our differences     
     (Old English brycg; related to Old Norse bryggja gangway, Old Frisian bregge, Old High German brucka, Danish, Swedish bro)  
  bridgeable      adj  
  bridgeless      adj  
bridge   [2]  
      n   a card game for four players, based on whist, in which one hand (the dummy) is exposed and the trump suit decided by bidding between the players  
   See also       contract bridge       duplicate bridge       rubber bridge       auction bridge  
     (C19: of uncertain origin, but compare Turkish bir-üç (unattested phrase) one-three (said perhaps to refer to the one exposed hand and the three players' hands))  
Bridge of Sighs  
      n   a covered 16th-century bridge in Venice, between the Doge's Palace and the prisons, through which prisoners were formerly led to trial or execution  
bridge passage  
      n      See       bridge   1       8  
bridge rectifier  
      n     (Electrical engineering)   a full-wave rectifier consisting of a bridge with a rectifier in each of the four arms  
bridge roll  
      n     (Brit)   a soft bread roll in a long thin shape  
     (C20: from bridge2 or perhaps bridge1)  
cable-stayed bridge  
      n   a type of suspension bridge in which the supporting cables are connected directly to the bridge deck without the use of suspenders  
cantilever bridge  
      n   a bridge having spans that are constructed as cantilevers and often a suspended span or spans, each end of which rests on one end of a cantilever span  
clapper bridge  
      n   a primitive type of bridge in which planks or slabs of stone rest on piles of stones  
contract bridge  
      n   the most common variety of bridge, in which the declarer receives points counting towards game and rubber only for tricks he bids as well as makes, any overtricks receiving bonus points  
   Compare       auction bridge  
counterpoise bridge  
      n   another name for bascule bridge (see bascule (sense 1))  
deck bridge  
      n     (Civil engineering)   a bridge with an upper horizontal beam that carries the roadway  
duplicate bridge  
      n   a form of contract bridge, esp. at clubs and in competitions, in which the hands are kept as dealt and played by different players. The partners with the highest average score are the winners,   (Also called)    board bridge      Compare       rubber bridge  
flying bridge  
      n   an auxiliary bridge of a vessel, usually built above or far outboard of the main bridge  
four-deal bridge  
      n   a version of bridge in which four hands only are played, the players then cutting for new partners  
land bridge  
      n   (in zoogeography) a connecting tract of land between two continents, enabling animals to pass from one continent to the other  
pivot bridge  
      n      another name for       swing bridge  
Rainbow Bridge  
      n   a natural stone bridge over a creek in SE Utah. Height: 94 m (309 ft.). Span: 85 m (278 ft.)  
rubber bridge  
      n   a form of bridge in which fresh hands are dealt for each round and the aim is to win a rubber  
   Compare       duplicate bridge  
snow bridge  
      n     (Mountaineering)   a mass of snow bridging a crevasse, sometimes affording a risky way across it  
Stamford Bridge  
      n   a village in N England, east of York: site of a battle (1066) in which King Harold of England defeated his brother Tostig and King Harald Hardrada of Norway, three weeks before the Battle of Hastings  
suspension bridge  
      n   a bridge that has a deck suspended by cables or rods from other cables or chains that hang between two towers and are anchored at both ends  
swing bridge  
      n  
1      (Also called)    pivot bridge, turn bridge   a low bridge that can be rotated about a vertical axis, esp. to permit the passage of ships  
   Compare       drawbridge  
2      (N.Z.)   a pedestrian bridge over a river, suspended by heavy wire cables  
through bridge  
      n     (Civil engineering)   a bridge in which the track is carried by the lower horizontal members  
transporter bridge  
      n   a bridge consisting of a movable platform suspended from cables, for transporting vehicles, etc., across a body of water  
truss bridge  
      n   a bridge that is constructed of trusses  
turn bridge  
      n      another name for       swing bridge  
Wheatstone bridge  
      n   a device for determining the value of an unknown resistance by comparison with a known standard resistance  
     (C19: named after Sir Charles Wheatstone (1802--75), British physicist and inventor)  

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bridge

  

      n  
1    arch, flyover, overpass, span, viaduct  
2    band, bond, connection, link, tie  
      vb  
3    arch over, attach, bind, connect, couple, cross, cross over, extend across, go over, join, link, reach across, span, traverse, unite  
  
Antonyms     
,       vb   cleave, come apart, disjoin, divide, keep apart, separate, sever, split, sunder, widen  

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padlocks that couples lock on a bridge or fence among others to symbolise their love
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