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Bailey bridge

n.
A prefabricated steel bridge designed to be shipped in parts and assembled rapidly.

[After Sir Donald Bailey (1901-1985), British engineer.]

Bailey bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a temporary bridge made of prefabricated steel panels that can be rapidly assembled
[C20: named after Sir Donald Coleman Bailey (1901–85), its English designer]

Bai′ley bridge`


n.
a temporary bridge formed of prefabricated, interchangeable, steel truss panels bolted together.
[after Donald Bailey (1901–85), British engineer, its designer]
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Noun1.Bailey bridge - a temporary bridge designed for rapid constructionBailey bridge - a temporary bridge designed for rapid construction
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
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Of Bailey Bridges Including Supply of Additional Bridge Components at Bichom Under Kameng Hydro Electric Project Document cost : INR 3000 EMD value : INR 158000 Opening date : 23 Oct 2017 Period of contract : 02 Months
AS a family, we didn't learn about the Mulberry harbours and Bailey bridges until we read about it and saw Pathe news at the cinema.
Titagarh Wagons is engaged in manufacturing of railway wagons, bailey bridges, heavy earth moving and mining equipment, steel and SG iron castings of moderate to complex configuration.
Uttarakhand Chief Secretary Subhash Kumar on July 2 had announced that the state government would place an order for 15 bailey bridges from a Kolkata- based company.
AS a teenager my old mum worked 12 hour shifts at Dorman Long, building Bailey Bridges to help win the war.
Speaking to the reporter, Colonel Rajesh Singh, who is responsible for overseeing the project, said that once the Bailey bridges are set up, the connectivity to areas that are currently difficult to reach will be easier.
The Chamber of Deputies approved loans for RD$500 million (about US$30 million) for the purchase of five Bailey bridges from Mabey & Johnson of the United Kingdom, reports DR1 Daily News (Sept.
Wasn't it our lads, during World War II who, in a matter of hours, constructed Bailey bridges strong enough to take battalions of tanks?
So that's what dad did in war AS a family, we didn't learn about the Mulberry harbours and Bailey bridges until we read about it and saw Pathe news at the cinema.