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.
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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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Translations

cantilever bridge

nponte m a mensola
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Merchant ships are but extension bridges; armed ones but floating forts; even pirates and privateers, though following the sea as highwaymen the road, they but plunder other ships, other fragments of the land like themselves, without seeking to draw their living from the bottomless deep itself.
It has also been confirmed that the East Pier extension bridge on the piers will be replaced after Whitby Town Council agreed to cover a PS120,000 funding shortfall.
By comparison to some of that companys other projects, the Broadway Extension bridge is fairly straightforward.