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weighbridge

(ˈweɪˌbrɪdʒ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a machine for weighing vehicles, etc, by means of a metal plate set into a road
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Noun1.weighbridge - platform scale flush with a roadway for weighing vehicles and cattle etc
weighing machine, scale - a measuring instrument for weighing; shows amount of mass
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Translations

weighbridge

[ˈweɪbrɪdʒ] Nbáscula-puente f, báscula f de puente
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

weighbridge

[ˈweɪbrɪdʒ] npont-bascule mweigh-in [ˌweɪˈɪn] npesage mweighing machine [ˈweɪɪŋ] n (for people)balance f; (for heavy loads)bascule fweighing scales [ˈweɪɪŋ] nplbalance f
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weighbridge

[ˈweɪˌbrɪdʒ] nbascula
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According to the spokesperson, the MD also visited the weigh bridges to monitor the weighing mechanism of waste.
MD LWMC also visited the weigh bridges to monitor the weighing mechanism of waste.MD LWMC during his visit at Landfill site emphasized on the need of 3 R's strategy implementation as LWMC's doesn't want it's Landfill to be overburdened but we can make a significant contribution to cut waste generation down to help preserve our environment.
He directed the DO Industries for regular checking of the weigh bridges and strict action should be taken in case of less weighing and illegal deductions.
It is claimed to be the first system in the world to allow an infinite number of weigh bridges to be controlled and monitored from a single command centre across any distance, using an innovative software package.