Associations to the word «Bridge»

Pictures for the word «Bridge»


BRIDGE, noun. A construction or natural feature that spans a divide.
BRIDGE, noun. ​(anatomy) The upper bony ridge of the human nose.
BRIDGE, noun. (dentistry) A prosthesis replacing one or several adjacent teeth.
BRIDGE, noun. (bowling) The gap between the holes on a bowling ball
BRIDGE, noun. An arch or superstructure.
BRIDGE, noun. (nautical) An elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.
BRIDGE, noun. (music) The piece, on string instruments, that supports the strings from the sounding board.
BRIDGE, noun. (billiards) (snooker) (pool) A particular form of one hand placed on the table to support the cue when making a shot in cue sports.
BRIDGE, noun. (billiards) (snooker) (pool) A cue modified with a convex arch-shaped notched head attached to the narrow end, used to support a player's (shooter's) cue for extended or tedious shots. Also called a spider.
BRIDGE, noun. Anything supported at the ends and serving 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.
BRIDGE, noun. (wrestling) A defensive position in which the wrestler is supported by his feet and head, belly-up, in order to prevent touch-down of the shoulders and eventually to dislodge an opponent who has established a position on top.
BRIDGE, noun. A connection, real or abstract.
BRIDGE, noun. (medicine) A rudimentary procedure before definite solution
BRIDGE, noun. (computing) A device which connects two or more computer buses, typically in a transparent manner.
BRIDGE, noun. (communication) A system which connects two or more local area networks at layer 2.
BRIDGE, noun. (chemistry) An intramolecular valence bond, atom or chain of atoms that connects two different parts of a molecule; the atoms so connected being bridgeheads.
BRIDGE, noun. (electronics) An unintended solder connection between two or more components or pins.
BRIDGE, noun. (music) A song contained within another song, often demarcated by meter, key, or melody.
BRIDGE, noun. (graph theory) An edge which, if removed, changes a connected graph to one that is not connected.
BRIDGE, noun. (poetry) A point in a line where a break in a word unit cannot occur.
BRIDGE, noun. (diplomacy) A statement, such as an offer, that signals a possibility of accord.
BRIDGE, noun. (electronics) Any of several electrical devices that measure characteristics such as impedance and inductance by balancing different parts of a circuit
BRIDGE, noun. A low wall or vertical partition in the fire chamber of a furnace, for deflecting flame, etc.; a bridge wall.
BRIDGE, noun. A solid crust of undissolved salt in a water softener.
BRIDGE, verb. To be or make a bridge over something.
BRIDGE, verb. To span as if with a bridge.
BRIDGE, verb. (music) To transition from one piece or section of music to another without stopping.
BRIDGE, verb. (computing) (communication) To connect two or more computer buses, networks etc. with a bridge.
BRIDGE, verb. (wrestling) To go to the bridge position.
BRIDGE, noun. (card games) A card game played with four players playing as two teams of two players each.
BRIDGE AND TUNNEL, adjective. (New York City) (slang) (pejorative) Alternative spelling of bridge-and-tunnel
BRIDGE LOAN, noun. (business) (finance) A sum of money loaned or borrowed for a short period of time in order to cover expenses until new expected funds become available.
BRIDGE MOUNT, noun. (firearms) a sight mount with a strong metal frame between the rings, used on large caliber rifles to negate the affects of recoil on accuracy.
BRIDGE PATTERN, noun. (software) (design) A structural design pattern that decouple an abstraction from its implementation so that the two can vary independently.
BRIDGE PATTERNS, noun. Plural of bridge pattern
BRIDGE PLUG, noun. A device used to seal a subterranean well of hydrocarbons at a downhole location; may have removable features. Also known as a frac plug.
BRIDGE RAILING, noun. A guard railing.
BRIDGE ROLL, noun. A long bread roll.
BRIDGE SPIDER, noun. A large orb-weaver often found on bridges and near water, Larinioides sclopetarius.
BRIDGE THE GAP, verb. (idiomatic) To serve as or create a connection between two disconnected or disparate things.
BRIDGE TOO FAR, noun. (idiomatic) A step or action that is too ambitious; an act of overreaching.

Dictionary definition

BRIDGE, noun. A structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc..
BRIDGE, noun. A circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected.
BRIDGE, noun. Something resembling a bridge in form or function; "his letters provided a bridge across the centuries".
BRIDGE, noun. The hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose; "her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose".
BRIDGE, noun. Any of various card games based on whist for four players.
BRIDGE, noun. A wooden support that holds the strings up.
BRIDGE, noun. A denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth.
BRIDGE, noun. The link between two lenses; rests on the nose.
BRIDGE, noun. An upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands.
BRIDGE, verb. Connect or reduce the distance between.
BRIDGE, verb. Make a bridge across; "bridge a river".
BRIDGE, verb. Cross over on a bridge.

Wise words

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