cantilever bridge


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cantilever bridge

n.
A bridge formed by two projecting beams or trusses that are joined in the center by a connecting member and are supported on piers and anchored by counterbalancing members.

cantilever bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a bridge having spans that are constructed as cantilevers and often a suspended span or spans, each end of which rests on one end of a cantilever span
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Noun1.cantilever bridge - bridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middlecantilever bridge - bridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middle
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
Translations

cantilever bridge

nponte m a mensola
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