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.
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.
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.
A device to measure the resistance of a wire or other conductor forming part of an electric circuit.
A low wall or vertical partition in the fire chamber of a furnace, for deflecting flame, etc.; -- usually called a bridge wall.
To build a bridge or bridges on or over; as, to bridge a river.
To open or make a passage, as by a bridge.
To find a way of getting over, as a difficulty; -- generally with over.
In every conceivable manner, the family is link to our past, bridge to our future. Alex Haley
The youth gets together his materials to build a bridge to the moon, or, perchance, a palace or temple on the earth, and, at length, the middle-aged man concludes to build a woodshed with them. Henry David Thoreau
bridge in Afrikaans is brug
bridge in Danish is bro
bridge in Dutch is brug, commandobrug
bridge in Finnish is silta
bridge in French is carpette
bridge in Italian is ponte
bridge in Latin is pons pontis
bridge in Norwegian is bro
bridge in Portuguese is ponte
bridge in Spanish is puente
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