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

Occasionally in life there are those moments of unutterable fulfillment which cannot be completely explained by those symbols called words. Their meanings can only be articulated by the inaudible language of the heart.
Martin Luther King Jr.