Definitions of bridge

  1.   To stretch a roadway across, as over a river.
  2.   an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands
  3.   the link between two lenses; rests on nose
  4.   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.
  5.   To span, as with a bridge; get over; pass.
  6.   connect or reduce the distance between
  7.   the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose; " her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"
  8.   a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
  9.   To find a way of getting over, as a difficulty; - generally with over.
  10.   make a bridge across; " bridge a river"
  11.   a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
  12.   To build a bridge over.
  13.   A structure thrown over a river, & c., as a roadway across: anything like a bridge, as the supporter of the strings of a violin; the two pieces of timber which go between the two transoms of a gun- carriage; a bridge- deck; the upper part of the nose.
  14.   a circuit consisting of two branches ( 4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected
  15.   A device to measure the resistance of a wire or other conductor forming part of an electric circuit.
  16.   A structure erected to afford passage across a waterway, gorge, or the like; a raised support.
  17.   To build a bridge over; to make a passage by a bridge. To bridge over, to get over.
  18.   A structure of iron, stone, or wood, built across a river, road, valley, etc.; anything resembling a bridge in form or use, as the upper bony part of the nose, or the arch for the strings on a violin; a game of cards, first known as bridge- whist; the platform above the deck of a ship used as an observation station by the officer in charge.
  19.   To open or make a passage, as by a bridge.
  20.   cross over on a bridge
  21.   1. A brace arrangement used in dentistry for attaching one or more false teeth to the neighboring sound teeth. 2. The upper part of the ridge of the nose formed by the nasal bones. 3. One of the threads of protoplasm which pass from one cell to another.
  22.   To build a bridge or bridges on or over; as, to bridge a river.
  23.   A card game resembling whist.
  24.   To build a bridge over; span; find a way of overcoming.
  25.   A structure affording a passage over water; anything like a bridge.
  26.   A structure raised across a river, etc.: anything like a bridge.
  27.   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.
  28.   any of various card games based on whist for four players
  29.   something resembling a bridge in form or function; " his letters provided a bridge across the centuries"
  30.   To form a bridge over.
  31.   A roadway over arches spanning a river, a valley, & c.; the part of a stringed instrument over which the strings are stretched.
  32.   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.
  33.   A low wall or vertical partition in the fire chamber of a furnace, for deflecting flame, etc.; - usually called a bridge wall.
  34.   a wooden support that holds the strings up

Quotes of bridge

  1. We can't cross that bridge until we come to it, but I always like to lay down a pontoon ahead of time. – Bernard Baruch
  2. Everything that Traffic ever did, I'd give Steve a complete lyric, titled, written out with the verse, the bridge the shape and rhyme and then Steve had to figure out how the meter of the words would fit musically. – Jim Capaldi
  3. I was on this bridge overlooking the carpet... I think it went all the way back to Oregon. – Steven Cojocaru
  4. I'm one of those people who when I go over a bridge I want to jump. It's just this intense tickle in the back of my throat. It's like I'm on the verge the whole time I'm walking over that bridge and I'm not going to get a release until I jump. – Willem Dafoe
  5. It is not good to cross the bridge before you get to it. – Judi Dench
  6. I have always viewed my role as a sort of ambassador or bridge between groups to help provide a dialog. – Joichi Ito
  7. I don't know about you, but I can tell when someone's lying. They can't look you in the eye- they look you in the bridge of your nose. – Michael Musto
  8. Lawyers( are) operators of the toll bridge across which anyone in search of justice has to pass. – Jane Bryant Quinn
  9. Years ago I had a house in Sussex, it was like Arcadia, with an old Victorian bridge a pond and the Downs. – Nicolas Roeg
  10. I approached Red Square three times, trying to find somewhere to land, before discovering a wide bridge nearby. I landed there and taxied into Red Square. – Mathias Rust
  11. I grew up at 16 years old driving trucks across the George Washington Bridge – Don Sherwood
  12. I'm not gonna try to defend, or undo what's been done. All I could say about whatever's been done, it's been done, and it's water under the bridge I have no regrets of my life. – Ike Turner
  13. A portal is a transitionary device of sight or sound that functions as a sort of third gravitating body between the this and the that, pulling us toward itself, allowing us to bridge into the unknown from the known. – Roy H. Williams

Usage examples for bridge

  1. The road you are travelling will lead you straight to the sword- bridge – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  2. The order rang from the bridge but it was not needed. ” – An Unknown Lover by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  3. He played bridge for money, but I- believe he was rather lucky." ” – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  4. Perhaps it was Anchor Joe who pushed Munn off the bridge – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  5. Had he ever walked across the Blackwell's Island Bridge – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  6. From the bridge they looked at the water. ” – Orientations by William Somerset Maugham
  7. We won't cross that bridge before we reach it. ” – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp
  8. “ I'll cut him off before he can get to the bridge – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  9. That would spoil everything I Oh, well, I won't cross that bridge until I come to it. ” – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  10. Go round by the bridge and you'll meet 'em. ” – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  11. “ I don't remember this bridge do you? ” – Billy Bunny and Uncle Bull Frog by David Magie Cory
  12. Then she rose without a word, and without looking at him; and, walking away to the farther end of the bridge sat down there with her shoulder turned to him. ” – The Castle Inn by Stanley John Weyman
  13. And now we can cross back over on the bridge and go home, can't we, Bunny? ” – Bunny Brown and His Sister Sue and Their Shetland Pony by Laura Lee Hope
  14. “ " I will take you on the bridge he said. ” – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  15. “ Peter Casanave had a stone house near the bridge and close by was the house of the French's. ” – A Portrait of Old George Town by Grace Dunlop Ecker
  16. “ Champney Googe faced him: they were on the new iron bridge over the Rothel. ” – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  17. If you build a bridge you see it rising little by little. ” – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer
  18. This bridge is not straight. ” – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  19. Did I really pass you on the bridge – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  20. So Rollo led the way until they came to a bridge and there, by the side of the bridge were some stairs leading down to the water. ” – Rollo in Holland by Jacob Abbott

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