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bridge·work

 (brĭj′wûrk′)
n.
1. A dental bridge.
2. Dental prosthetics involving a bridge or bridges.

bridgework

(ˈbrɪdʒˌwɜːk)
n
1. (Dentistry)
a. a partial denture attached to the surrounding teeth. See bridge15
b. the technique of making such appliances
2. (Civil Engineering) the process or occupation of constructing bridges

bridge•work

(ˈbrɪdʒˌwɜrk)

n.
1.
a. a dental bridge.
b. dental bridges collectively.
2. the art or process of building bridges.
[1880–85]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bridgework - a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
dental plate, denture, plate - a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
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