weighbridge

(redirected from Weighbridges)
Also found in: Thesaurus, Encyclopedia.

weighbridge

(ˈweɪˌbrɪdʒ)
n
(Automotive Engineering) a machine for weighing vehicles, etc, by means of a metal plate set into a road
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
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
Translations

weighbridge

[ˈweɪbrɪdʒ] Nbáscula-puente f, báscula f de puente

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

weighbridge

[ˈweɪˌbrɪdʒ] nbascula
References in periodicals archive ?
On the big day my mother would discuss the merits of each crew with Mrs Lees while my father would exchange intelligence about Aintree runners from his world of boilermaking with Mr Lees' assessment of runners from the domain of municipal weighbridges before heading off to the secretive realm of bookies - still illegal in those days - to place bets under the name of Bluecap.
The BridgeMont series of weighbridges are equipped with a number of features that make them ideal for a range of different applications where capturing weight data is important.
As a passenger in a truck carrying a shipment of tea from Kigali, Rwanda, to the Port of Mombasa in Kenya, he saw the driver stopped numerous times by officials at weighbridges, police roadblocks and border crossings, and having to pay a bribe in order to pass.
The revision of the RA's Overload Control Strategy therefore aims to address current shortcomings and is aimed at assessing the strategic location of weighbridges, whether some weighbridges need to be shifted to other locations as well as identifying busy times, days and months to facilitate proper operational coverage.
TRADING standards officers warned businesses today that they could be losing hundreds of pounds a day because of faulty weighbridges.
External works include removal of 2Nr exisiting weighbridges and associated works for the installation of 1 Nr new replacement weighbridge with associated electrical services works; new palisade fencing; remedial works to gates; groundworks and drainage
Contract award notice: Regulatory controls and preventive, corrective maintenance of the SIAAP weighbridges.
Axtec - axle weighing specialist has secured a four-year contract renewal to maintain and certify the DVSAs network of 55 roadside enforcement weighbridges all over the UK.
Contract notice: Regulatory checks and preventive maintenance, corrective weighbridges siaap.
Tenders are invited for Supply of load cell for road weighbridges.
Tenders are invited for Loading and transportation of crushed raw coal from near raw coal bunker of kathara washery to loading platform of jarangdih pf-ii and pf-i siding via weighbridge of kathara washery and weighbridges of jarangdih colliery for pf-ii and weighbridge of khasmahal colliery for pf-i respectively for a quantity of 2,25,000 tes.