bridge-building

bridge-building

n
efforts to establish communications and friendly contacts between people in order to make them friends or allies
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Captain Young had landed Satan at the moment when the bridge-building gang had started along the beach.
Four years ago he had been called to Japan to deliver, at the Emperor's request, a course of lectures at the Imperial University, and had instituted reforms throughout the islands, not only in the practice of bridge-building but in drainage and road-making.
He was a good axe-man, and later he was put in the bridge-building gang.
"The bridge-building activity will also allow them to appreciate the relationship between engineering and architecture and, hopefully, consider pursuing careers in these fields." Sam Ayton, director of the British Council, Qatar, said: "The British Council is proud to bring the fifth British Festival to audiences in Qatar.
The bridge-building was part of the MESA Bridge Camp summer program for middle-school girls where older girls showed them how to use physics and engineering to fix a problem.
He said: "We are moving into a really exciting phase of the bridge-building programme now as work is progressing in the river on the main pylon foundations, and the panels for the bridge deck are being delivered every day.
"I know the year will prove to be formative for my future in health policy, and it is a privilege to learn from the network formed to honor David Winston's bridge-building legacy," Sreepada said.
JERICHO ITV, 9.00pm Another week of bridge-building - both literal and symbolic - as the Yorkshire-set frontier drama continues.
A 1,700-tonne bridge-building machine that is being used for the construction of the Mersey Gateway crossing has started working.
Lliswerry High School in Newport proved to be the bridge-building heavyweights as their triangular-designed structure carried a mighty 4.83kg.
<![CDATA[ In recent years, the merger of Christianity and Islam is happening on a wide scale in the West, particularly in the United States where several bridge-building exercises between the two religions have been implemented.
Using the region's industrial and bridge-building heritage as a backdrop, pupils aged between 11 and 16 met at Middlesbrough College's Engineering Department for an event that featured activities highlighting the benefits of engineering.