swing bridge

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swing bridge

n
1. (Civil Engineering) Also called: pivot bridge or turn bridge a low bridge that can be rotated about a vertical axis, esp to permit the passage of ships. Compare drawbridge
2. (Civil Engineering) NZ a pedestrian bridge over a river, suspended by heavy wire cables
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Translations
جِسِر دَوّار مُتَحَرِّك
otočný most
drejebro
forgóhíd
sveiflubrú
otočný most
açılır kapanır köprü

swing bridge

nponte m girevole
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swing

(swiŋ) past tense, past participle swung (swaŋ) verb
1. to (cause to) move or sway in a curve (from side to side or forwards and backwards) from a fixed point. You swing your arms when you walk; The children were swinging on a rope hanging from a tree; The door swung open; He swung the load on to his shoulder.
2. to walk with a stride. He swung along the road.
3. to turn suddenly. He swung round and stared at them; He is hoping to swing the voters in his favour.
noun
1. an act, period, or manner, of swinging. He was having a swing on the rope; Most golfers would like to improve their swing.
2. a swinging movement. the swing of the dancers' skirts.
3. a strong dancing rhythm. The music should be played with a swing.
4. a change in public opinion etc. a swing away from the government.
5. a seat for swinging, hung on ropes or chains from a supporting frame etc.
ˈswinging adjective
fashionable and exciting. the swinging city of London.
swing bridge
a type of bridge that swings open to let ships pass.
swing door
a door that swings open in both directions.
be in full swing
to be going ahead, or continuing, busily or vigorously. The work was in full swing.
get into the swing (of things)
to begin to fit into a routine etc.
go with a swing
(of an organized event etc) to proceed or go easily and successfully.
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