footbridge


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foot·bridge

 (fo͝ot′brĭj′)
n.
A bridge designed for pedestrians.

footbridge

(ˈfʊtˌbrɪdʒ)
n
(Civil Engineering) a narrow bridge for the use of pedestrians

foot•bridge

(ˈfʊtˌbrɪdʒ)

n.
a bridge for pedestrians.
[1325–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.footbridge - a bridge designed for pedestriansfootbridge - a bridge designed for pedestrians  
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
gangboard, gangplank, gangway - a temporary bridge for getting on and off a vessel at dockside
jet bridge - an extendible bridge for loading passengers onto large commercial airplanes; provides protected access to the plane from the gate
Translations

footbridge

[ˈfʊtbrɪdʒ] Npuente m peatonal

footbridge

[ˈfʊtbrɪdʒ] npasserelle ffoot-dragging [ˈfʊtdrægɪŋ] natermoiements mpl
foot-dragging over sth → atermoiements sur qch
to accuse sb of foot-dragging → accuser qn d'atermoiements

footbridge

[ˈfʊtˌbrɪdʒ] npasserella
References in classic literature ?
Why, marry," replied Robin, "this fellow would not let me pass the footbridge, and when I tickled him in the ribs, he must needs answer by a pat on the head which landed me overboard.
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A few months later the three of them were down at the brook in the Gale Anstey woods to consider the rebuilding of a footbridge carried away by spring floods.
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Most of these beggars, especially on the footbridges, are blind and they sit at the middle of the footbridge.
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APS16 million project to improve cycle routes in Newcastle city centre started yesterday with the removal of a footbridge.
The new cycle route will link John Dobson Street to Falconar Street and the east of the city via a footbridge over the Central Motorway, near Northumbria University.
Summary: Reader spots trash thrown on a footbridge in the Al Nahda area