cantilever bridge


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cantilever bridge

n.
A bridge formed by two projecting beams or trusses that are joined in the center by a connecting member and are supported on piers and anchored by counterbalancing members.

cantilever bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a bridge having spans that are constructed as cantilevers and often a suspended span or spans, each end of which rests on one end of a cantilever span
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Noun1.cantilever bridge - bridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middlecantilever bridge - bridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middle
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
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cantilever bridge

nponte m a mensola
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"To tell you the truth," he admitted, "I had an idea while I was reading an article on cantilever bridges this morning.
When completed in 1889, the bridge was the largest cantilever bridge in the world.
"Their other option was a balanced cantilever bridge, which was less visually intrusive to the skyline, but wasn't exactly pretty to look at as it looked a bit more like a motorway overpass.
This bridge is Cantilever bridge and is around 40 years old.
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A bitterly cold wind was blowing in from the Cantilever Bridge end of the ground and was behind Grantham in the first half, though it was making the ball hard to control for both sides.
It was then the longest cantilever bridge in the world and one of the engineering wonders of the world.The day for the completion and dedication of the bridge arrived.
Ten years in the making, it now stands as the tallest bridge in the United Kingdom and the longest free-standing cantilever bridge in the world.