NounBridge (plural Bridges)
- A construction or natural feature that spans a divide.
- (anatomy) The upper bony ridge of the human nose.
- (medicine) A rudimentary procedure before definite solution
- (dentistry) A prosthesis replacing one or several adjacent teeth.
- (nautical) An elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.
- (music) The piece, on string instruments, that supports the strings from the sounding board.
- (computing) A device which connects two or more computer buses, typically in a transparent manner.
- (communication) A system which connects two or more local area networks at layer 2.
- (music) A song contained within another song, often demarcated by meter, key, or melody.
- (chemistry) An intramolecular valence bond, atom or chain of atoms that connects two different parts of a molecule; the atoms so connected being bridgeheads.
- (electronics) An unintended solder connection between two or more components or pins.
- (electronics) Any of several electrical devices that measure characteristics such as impedance and inductance by balancing different parts of a circuit
- (billiards, snooker, pool) A particular form of one hand placed on the table to support the cue when making a shot in cue sports.
- (billiards, snooker, pool) A cue modified with a convex arch-shaped notched head attached to the narrow end, used to support a player's (shooter's) cue for extended or tedious shots. Also called a spider.
- (diplomacy) A statement, such as an offer, that signals a possibility of accord.
- (graph theory) An edge which, if removed, changes a connected graph to one that is not connected.
- Bridge (uncountable) (card games) A card game played with four players playing as two teams of two players each.
- To be or make a bridge over something.
- To span as if with a bridge.
- (music) To transition from one piece or section of music to another without stopping.
Adjectives for Bridge
substantial; indigenous; antiquated; well-constructed; picturesque; rude; covered: mighty; famous; sturdy; swinging; massive; arched; iron; railroad; rustic; medieval; hideous; battered; spiritual; wooden; commodious; fortified; trembling; wide; narrow; rambling; portable; draw; proud; trussed.
Verbs for Bridge
arch—; block—; chain—; construct—; cross—; design—; destroy—; draw—; engineer—; flow under—; fortify—; gird—; imperil—; load—; lower—; overhaul—; patrol—; pattern—; plan—; strain—; suspend from—; sweep away—; —arches; —collapses;—connects; —conveys; —links; —spans; —supports; —surmounts; —totters; —unites.
Adverbs for Bridge
successfully; picturesquely; massively; medievally; spiritually; proudly; tremblingly; diplomatically.
ornament, outlook, overarch, overbridge, overcrossing, overhang, overlap, overlie, overlook, overpass, override, pair, part, pass over, passage, patience, peanut gallery, peephole, penny ante, performing area, period, periodontal tissue, pharos, phrase, picquet, piece together, pit, plate, poker, pontoon bridge, proscenium, proscenium stage, put together, put-and-take, quadrille, refrain, resolution, response, reverse, ringside, ringside seat, ritornello, roll into one, rope bridge, rouge et noir, rum, rummy, scroll, section, set of teeth, seven-up, shell, shingle, sighthole, skat, snipsnapsnorum, solder, solitaire, soundboard, span, speculation, splice, stage, stage left, stage right, stanza, statement, stepping-stone, stepstone, stick together, straight poker, strain, string, stud poker, suspension bridge, swing bridge, switchboard, tailpiece, take in, tape, teeth, tenor violin, the boards, thirty-one, tie, toll bridge, top gallery, tower, traverse, tuning peg, tutti, tutti passage, twenty-one, unify, unite, uppers and lowers, variation, verse, viaduct, vingt-et-un, viola, violin, violinette, violoncello, violoncello piccolo, violone, violotta, watchtower, weld, whist, wings, yoke, accouple, accumulate, acting area, agglutinate, all fours, alveolar ridge, amass, anacrusis, apron, apron stage, arch over, articulate, assemble, associate, baccarat, backstage, band, band shell, bandstand, banker, bascule bridge, bass, bass passage, bass viol, bateau bridge, beacon, belvedere, bestraddle, bestride, blackjack, bleachers, bluff, board, bond, bourdon, bow, bracket, brag, bridge over, bridgework, bull fiddle, burden, cadence, canasta, cantilever bridge, casino, catwalk, cello, cement, chain, chorus, clap together, coda, collect, combine, commerce, commit, comprise, concatenate, conglobulate, conjoin, conjugate, connect, connection, connections, conning tower, contrabass, contract, contract bridge, copulate, coulisse, couple, cover, cribbage, crowd, dental bridge, dentition, denture, development, division, dock, double bass, drawbridge, dressing room, ecarte, embrace, encompass, euchre, exposition, extend over, false teeth, faro, fiddle, fiddlebow, fiddlestick, figure, fingerboard, five hundred, flies, flinch, floating bridge, fly floor, fly gallery, flyover, folderol, footbridge, forestage, fright, frog, gallery, gangboard, gangplank, gangway, gather, gazebo, gin, gin rummy, glue, go over, goat, grandstand, greenroom, grid, gridiron, gums, hang over, harmonic close, hearts, imbricate, include, interlude, intermezzo, introductory phrase, ivories, join, jut, keno, kit, kit fiddle, kit violin, knot, lansquenet, lap, lap over, lay together, league, lie over, lift bridge, lightboard, lighthouse, link, loo, lookout, loophole, lottery, lotto, lump together, marry, marshal, mass, matrimony, measure, merge, mobilize, monte, movement, musical phrase, musical sentence, napoleon, observation post, observatory, old maid, ombre, orchestra, orchestra pit,
- From Middle English brigge, from Old English brycg, from Proto-Germanic *brugjōn (cf. West Frisian brêge, Dutch brug, German Brücke), from Proto-Indo-European *bhrēuā (cf. Gaulish bríva ‘bridge’, Old Church Slavonic brŭvŭno ‘beam’, brivno ‘log’).
- Name of an older card game biritch, probably Russian - OED, or probably from Turkish bir-üç, "one-three".
- From Old English brycġian.
From English bridge.
- IPA: /bʁidʒ/
Bridge m. (plural Bridges)
Bridge m. inv.
- bridge (card game)
- Bridge; a game of cards.