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Noun drawbridge has 1 sense
  1. drawbridge, lift bridge - a bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it
    --1 is a kind of bridge, span

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A drawbridge is a type of movable bridge that can be raised or lowered to allow or prevent access across a moat, canal, or river.

Meaning 1: Movable Bridge

Noun: A drawbridge is a type of bridge that consists of one or two spans, which are raised and lowered using mechanisms such as winches or counterweights.

Example sentence: The drawbridge over the river was raised to let the boat pass through.

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Meaning 2: Figurative

Noun: In a figurative sense, a drawbridge can refer to a barrier that can be raised or lowered to control access or communication.

Example sentence: She raised her emotional drawbridge, making it difficult for anyone to get close to her.

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Meaning 3: Photography

Verb: In photography, to drawbridge means to extend the exposure time by opening and closing the camera shutter multiple times.

Example sentence: The photographer decided to drawbridge the shot to capture the motion of the flowing river.

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