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bridge

 
Noun bridge has 9 senses
  1. bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
    --1 is a kind of structure, construction
    --1 is a part of transportation system, transportation, transit
    --1 has parts: arch; pier; trestle
    --1 has particulars:
     Bailey bridge; cantilever bridge; cattle guard, cattle grid; covered bridge; drawbridge, lift bridge; footbridge, overcrossing, pedestrian bridge; overpass, flyover, flypast; pontoon bridge, bateau bridge, floating bridge; rope bridge; steel arch bridge; suspension bridge; trestle bridge; truss bridge; viaduct
    Derived forms: verb bridge3, verb bridge2
  2. bridge, bridge circuit - a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
    --2 is a kind of circuit, electrical circuit, electric circuit
    --2 has particulars: Wheatstone bridge
  3. bridge - something resembling a bridge in form or function; "his letters provided a bridge across the centuries"
    --3 is a kind of
    connection, connexion, connectedness
    Derived form: verb bridge1
  4. bridge - the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose; "her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"
    --4 is a kind of
    structure, anatomical structure, complex body part, bodily structure, body structure
    --4 is a part of nose, olfactory organ
    --4 has parts: nasal, nasal bone, os nasale
  5. bridge - any of various card games based on whist for four players
    --5 is a kind of
    card game, cards
    --5 has parts:
     ruff, trumping; bid, bidding; contract, declaration; slam, sweep
    --5 has particulars:
     bridge whist; auction, auction bridge; contract, contract bridge
  6. bridge - a wooden support that holds the strings up
    --6 is a kind of
    support
    --6 is a part of stringed instrument
  7. bridge, bridgework - a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
    --7 is a kind of denture, dental plate, plate
  8. bridge, nosepiece - the link between two lenses; rests on nose
    --8 is a kind of link, linkup, tie, tie-in
    --8 is a part of spectacles, specs, eyeglasses, glasses
  9. bridge, bridge deck - an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands
    --9 is a kind of upper deck
    --9 has parts: pilothouse, wheelhouse
    --9 has particulars:
     conning tower; flying bridge, flybridge, fly bridge, monkey bridge
Verb bridge has 3 senses
  1. bridge, bridge over - connect or reduce the distance between
    --1 is one way to connect, link, tie, link up
    Derived form: noun bridge3
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. bridge - make a bridge across; "bridge a river"
    --2 is one way to
    join, bring together
    Derived form: noun bridge1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
  3. bridge - cross over on a bridge
    --3 is one way to
    traverse, track, cover, cross, pass over, get over, get across, cut through, cut across
    Derived form: noun bridge1
    Sample sentence:
    Somebody ----s something
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