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Definitions of bridge

  1.   connect or reduce the distance between
  2.   any of various card games based on whist for four players
  3.   a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc
  4.   an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands
  5.   the link between two lenses rests on nose
  6.   a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
  7.   a wooden support that holds the strings up
  8.   a circuit consisting of two branches 4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration across which a meter is connected
  9.   the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose
  10.   something resembling a bridge in form or function his letters provided a bridge across the centuries
  11.   cross over on a bridge
  12.   make a bridge across bridge a river
  13.   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
  14.   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
  15.   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
  16.   A device to measure the resistance of a wire or other conductor forming part of an electric circuit
  17.   To build a bridge or bridges on or over as to bridge a river
  18.   To open or make a passage as by a bridge
  19.   A card game resembling whist
  20.   A low wall or vertical partition in the fire chamber of a furnace for deflecting flame etc usually called a bridge wall
  21.   To find a way of getting over as a difficulty generally with over
  22.   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
  23.   To build a bridge over span find a way of overcoming
  24.   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
  25.   A structure raised across a river etc anything like a bridge
  26.   To build a bridge over
  27.   A structure affording a passage over water anything like a bridge
  28.   To form a bridge over
  29.   To span as with a bridge get over pass
  30.   A structure erected to afford passage across a waterway gorge or the like a raised support
  31.   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
  32.   To build a bridge over to make a passage by a bridge To bridge over to get over
  33.   A roadway over arches spanning a river a valley c the part of a stringed instrument over which the strings are stretched
  34.   To stretch a roadway across as over a river

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. “ Champney Googe faced him they were on the new iron bridge over the Rothel ” – Flamsted quarries by Mary E. Waller
  2. He played bridge for money but I believe he was rather lucky – The Window at the White Cat by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  3. “ 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
  4. That would spoil everything I Oh well I won't cross that bridge until I come to it – Patty's Suitors by Carolyn Wells
  5. “ I will take you on the bridge he said – The Guests Of Hercules by C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. From the bridge they looked at the water – Orientations by William Somerset Maugham
  9. “ I'll cut him off before he can get to the bridge – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  10. The order rang from the bridge but it was not needed – An Unknown Lover by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  11. Go round by the bridge and you'll meet 'em ” – King of the Castle by George Manville Fenn
  12. Had he ever walked across the Blackwell's Island Bridge – The Happiest Time of Their Lives by Alice Duer Miller
  13. 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
  14. 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
  15. “ I don't remember this bridge do you – Billy Bunny and Uncle Bull Frog by David Magie Cory
  16. Did I really pass you on the bridge – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  17. We won't cross that bridge before we reach it – The Gray Mask by Wadsworth Camp
  18. This bridge is not straight – Rollo in Geneva by Jacob Abbott
  19. Perhaps it was Anchor Joe who pushed Munn off the bridge – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  20. If you build a bridge you see it rising little by little – The Last Shot by Frederick Palmer

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