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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.
At the bottom of the valley a little brook had undermined its footbridge, and frothed in the wreckage.
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.
Walking through the streets and footbridges, you are welcomed by begging bowls.
Over 27,000 people from 19 isolated communities in 5 of Lesotho's 10 districts will benefit from the construction of footbridges that will link them to agriculture and job markets, as well as social services such as schools and hospitals.
Most residents, however, think otherwise, thanks to a pedestrian connection system comprising footbridges and lift towers that connect all the facilities of the estate as well as offering easy MTR access.
Any future proposals to remove the bridge would require further public consultation, the results of which would be taken into consideration when reaching a decision "We are required to carry out regular structural assessments and maintenance on footbridges and this does incur ongoing costs to the council.
Those who throw trash don't seem to be bothered about the cleanliness or hygiene, despite the authorities spending so much on infrastructure and providing us with so many footbridges and subways.
3 million needed for the repair of the two footbridges.
The new and old footbridges at Llandaf Train Station ROB BROWNE
Work has started by the Environment Agency to remove three iron footbridges which collapsed over the River Calder in Sowerby Bridge, but has been postponed until next week after water levels in the river have risen.
Corazon Jimenez, MMDA general manager, said they have monitored that many footbridges in strategic locations have been painted with orange, blue and green.