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Synonyms for bridge

Synonyms for bridge

a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected

something resembling a bridge in form or function

a wooden support that holds the strings up

a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth

the link between two lenses

an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands

connect or reduce the distance between

make a bridge across

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Of course I could not tell him, but I knew very well that the bridge was not safe.
The bridge is broken in the middle, and part of it is carried away; if you come on you'll be into the river.
Suddenly and softly a living figure glided into view on the bridge.
She looked along the bridge, first on one side of her, then on the other.
I have been pressing my elbows on the arms of my chair, and dreaming that I was standing on the bridge in front of Dorlcote Mill, as it looked one February afternoon many years ago.
The Doctor and all his animals were safe in the Land of the Monkeys and the bridge was pulled across to the other side.
Kutuzov fell back toward Vienna, destroying behind him the bridges over the rivers Inn (at Braunau) and Traun (near Linz).
He told stories about engineers leaping their trains over rivers without bridges, by putting on full steam; and many of those present avowed themselves of the engineer's mind.
My second officer, Porfirio Johnson, was also often on the bridge.
The hour had not struck two minutes, when a young lady, accompanied by a grey-haired gentleman, alighted from a hackney-carriage within a short distance of the bridge, and, having dismissed the vehicle, walked straight towards it.
They moved so quickly and their escape was so wholly unexpected that they had almost reached the bridge when one of the Scoodlers looked out of his house and saw them.
On his return he had undertaken the bridge at Moorlock, in Canada, the most important piece of bridge- building going on in the world,--a test, indeed, of how far the latest practice in bridge structure could be carried.
Before crossing the bridge which led to Zembin, he confided the fate of his own rear-guard now left in Studzianka to Eble, the savior of all those who survived the calamities of the Beresina.
Now Guph had heard, during his long lifetime, many tales of these dreaded Phanfasms; so he had heard of this barrier of melted lava, and also he had been told that there was a narrow bridge that spanned it in one place.
It unveiled for a sinister, fluttering moment a ragged mass of clouds hanging low, the lurch of the long outlines of the ship, the black figures of men caught on the bridge, heads forward, as if petrified in the act of butting.