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1. A dental bridge.
2. Dental prosthetics involving a bridge or bridges.
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1. (Dentistry)
a. a partial denture attached to the surrounding teeth. See bridge15
b. the technique of making such appliances
2. (Civil Engineering) the process or occupation of constructing bridges
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a. a dental bridge.
b. dental bridges collectively.
2. the art or process of building bridges.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.bridgework - a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth
dental plate, denture, plate - a dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth
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