bridge

I
(New American Roget's College Thesaurus)
n. span, trestle, viaduct, causeway; auction or contract bridge, whist (See amusement). —v. t. connect, span, link, cross.
II
(Roget's IV) n.
1. [An elevated structure]
Syn. viaduct, platform, pontoon, catwalk, gangplank, drawbridge, trestle, overpass, span, scaffold.
Types of bridges include: arch, pier, gantry, leg, suspension, truss, trestle, cantilever, bowstring, tubular, bascule, pontoon, swing, tubular-arch, turnpike, floating, steel arch, vertical lift, draw, box-girder, lattice, hoist, induction, bottom-road, arched-truss, panel-truss, covered, covered Bailey. Famous bridges include: Alexander Hamilton, Ambassador, Bayonne, Bronx-Whitestone, Brooklyn, Carquinez Strait, Chesapeake Bay, Corpus Christi, Eads, Firth of Forth, Florianopolis, George Washington, Golden Gate, Henry Hudson, Iberville Memorial, Karlsbr?cke, Kitchikas, Lake Pontchartrain, London, Mackinac, Oakland or Bay Bridge, Pont Neuf, Pont d'Avignon, Ponte Vecchio, Verrazano-Narrows, Bridge of Sighs, Bridge of St. Angelo.
2. [A game at cards]
Syn. whist, bridge-whist, contract bridge, auction bridge, duplicate bridge, rubber bridge, honeymoon bridge; see also game 1 .
3. [A link]
Syn. connection, bond, tie; see joint 1 , link .
burn one's bridges,
Syn. commit oneself, be determined, go forward resolutely, cross the Rubicon; see advance 1 .
v.
Syn. connect, span, link; see join 1 .
III
(Roget's 3 Superthesaurus)
I
n.
span, overpass, arch, viaduct, footbridge, catwalk, connector, link, connection, tie, bond.
WORD FIND
arched roadway over a valley: viaduct
cable and girder-supported: bridle-chord bridge, suspension bridge
dual beams or trusses that project beyond their supports, are connected: cantilever bridge
enclosure used in water for repair of: cofferdam
fear of: gephyrophobia
float-supported: pontoon bridge
opens and closes for boat traffic: drawbridge, bascule, swing bridge, lift bridge
protective railing or wall: balustrade, parapet
railroad bridge framework: trestle
support: pier, pile, abutment
II
v.
span, cross, traverse, connect, link, join, unite.

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