suspension bridge


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suspension bridge

n.
1. A bridge having the roadway or footway suspended from cables that are anchored at either end and usually supported at intervals by towers.
2. A bridge consisting of one or more cables stretched across a span, with the roadway or footway lying on top of those cables.

suspension bridge

n
(Civil Engineering) a bridge that has a deck suspended by cables or rods from other cables or chains that hang between two towers and are anchored at both ends

suspen′sion bridge`


n.
a bridge having a deck suspended from cables anchored at their extremities and usu. raised on towers.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.suspension bridge - a bridge that has a roadway supported by cables that are anchored at both endssuspension bridge - a bridge that has a roadway supported by cables that are anchored at both ends
bridge, span - a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc.
cable - a very strong thick rope made of twisted hemp or steel wire
Translations
جِسْرٌ مُعَلَّقجِسْر مُعَلَّق
visutý most
hængebro
riippusilta
viseći most
lánchíd
hengibrú
吊橋
현수교
visutý most
hängbro
สะพานแขวน
cầu treo

suspension bridge

nponte m sospeso

suspend

(səˈspend) verb
1. to hang. The meat was suspended from a hook.
2. to keep from falling or sinking. Particles of dust are suspended in the air.
3. to stop or discontinue temporarily. All business will be suspended until after the funeral.
4. to prevent (a person) temporarily from continuing his (professional) activities or having his usual privileges. Two footballers were suspended after yesterday's match.
suspended ˈsentence noun
a prison sentence that will take effect only if the criminal commits a (similar) crime again.
suˈspenders noun plural
1. a pair, or set, of elastic straps for holding up socks or stockings.
2. (American) braces for holding up trousers.
suˈspense (-s) noun
a state of uncertainty and anxiety. We waited in suspense for the result of the competition.
suˈspension (-ʃən) noun
1. the act of suspending.
2. in a motor vehicle etc, the system of springs etc supporting the frame on the axles.
3. a liquid with solid particles that do not sink.
suspension bridge
a type of bridge that has its roadway suspended from cables supported by towers.

suspension bridge

جِسْرٌ مُعَلَّق visutý most hængebro Hängebrücke κρεμαστή γέφυρα puente colgante riippusilta pont suspendu viseći most ponte sospeso 吊橋 현수교 hangbrug hengebro most wiszący ponte pênsil, ponte suspensa висячий мост hängbro สะพานแขวน asma köprü cầu treo 吊桥
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