Synonyms of 'bridge: Types of bridge'
aqueducta conduit used to convey water over a long distance, either by a tunnel or more usually by a bridge Bailey bridgea temporary bridge made of prefabricated steel panels that can be rapidly assembled balance, bascule, or counterpoise bridgea bridge with a movable section hinged about a horizontal axis and counterbalanced by a weight box girdercable-stayed bridgea type of suspension bridge in which the supporting cables are connected directly to the bridge deck without the use of suspenders cantilever bridgea 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 bridgea primitive type of bridge in which planks or slabs of stone rest on piles of stones deck bridgea bridge with an upper horizontal beam that carries the roadway drawbridgea bridge that may be raised to prevent access or to enable vessels to pass flyoveran intersection of two roads at which one is carried over the other by a bridge footbridgea narrow bridge for the use of pedestrians pivot, swing, or turn bridgepontoon bridgea bridge (esp temporary) that floats on water, supported by watertight floats or vessels snow bridgesuspension bridgea 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 truss bridgea bridge that is constructed of trusses turn bridgeviaducta bridge, esp for carrying a road or railway across a valley, etc, consisting of a set of arches supported by a row of piers or towers ▷ See bridge
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Word List of bridge: Types of bridge from the Collins English Word Lists