Definitions and translations for "bridge"

Definition of bridge

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Noun
1. A construction or natural feature that spans a divide.
The rope bridge crosses the river.
1. Bony ridge of the noseanatomy The upper bony ridge of the human nose.
Rugby players often break the bridge of their noses.
2. Dentistry A prosthesis replacing one or several adjacent teeth.
The dentist pulled out the decayed tooth and put in a bridge.
3. Bowling The gap between the holes on a bowling ball
2. An arch or superstructure.
4. 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.
The first officer is on the bridge.
5. Music The piece, on string instruments, that supports the strings from the sounding board.
6. Pool A particular form of one hand placed on the table to support the cue when making a shot in cue sports.
7. 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.
8. Anything supported at the ends and serving to keep some other thing from resting upon the object spanned, as in engraving, watchmaking, etc., or which forms a platform or staging over which something passes or is conveyed.
9. Wrestling A defensive position in which the wrestler is supported by his feet and head, belly-up, in order to prevent touch-down of the shoulders and eventually to dislodge an opponent who has established a position on top.
3. A connection, real or abstract.
10. Medicine A rudimentary procedure before definite solution
ECMO is used as a bridge to surgery to stabilize the patient.
11. Computing A device which connects two or more computer buses, typically in a transparent manner.
This chip is the bridge between the front-side bus and the I/O bus.
12. Communication A system which connects two or more local area networks at layer 2.
The LAN bridge uses a spanning tree algorithm.
13. Chemistry An intramolecular valence bond, atom or chain of atoms that connects two different parts of a molecule; the atoms so connected being bridgeheads.
14. Electronics An unintended solder connection between two or more components or pins.
15. Music A song contained within another song, often demarcated by meter, key, or melody.
The lyrics in the song's bridge inverted its meaning.
16. Graph theory An edge which, if removed, changes a connected graph to one that is not connected.
17. Poetry A point in a line where a break in a word unit cannot occur.
18. Diplomacy A statement, such as an offer, that signals a possibility of accord.
4. Any of several electrical devices that measure characteristics such as impedance and inductance by balancing different parts of a circuit
5. A low wall or vertical partition in the fire chamber of a furnace, for deflecting flame, etc.; a bridge wall.
6. A solid crust of undissolved salt in a water softener.
Verb
7. To be or make a bridge over something.
With enough cable, we can bridge this gorge.
8. To span as if with a bridge.
The two groups were able to bridge their differences.
9. To transition from one piece or section of music to another without stopping.
We need to bridge that jam into "The Eleven".
10. To connect two or more computer buses, networks etc. with a bridge.
11. To go to the bridge position.
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English - English - bridge

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n. raised passage or road; type of card game; structure joining teeth which have a gap between them (Dentistry); upper bony area of a nose; area on a ship from which it is directed
v. span, connect with a bridge
n. bridge, type of card game

English - Spanish - bridge

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s. puente; puente de mando; cejilla; caballete
v. cruzar, pasar por encima de; tender un puente sobre; zanjar, dirimir, obviar

Spanish - English - bridge

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n. bridge

English - French - bridge

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n. pont; passerelle (Nautique); balance (Electricité); chevalet (Billard); dos, arête; arcarde; autel (chaudière), chevalet (violon); bridge, appareil de prothèse dentaire (Odontologie); bridge (jeu de cartes)
v. construire un pont, faire un pont, relier par un pont

English - German - bridge

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n. Brücke; Bridge (Spiel)
v. überbrücken

English - Indonesian - bridge

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n. jembatan, titian, keretek, pegangan untuk gigi palsu, batang, kuda-kuda, bridge
v. memasang jembatan, menjembatani, mempertemukan, menutup

English - Italian - bridge

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s. ponte; (Mar) ponte di comando, plancia; passerella, ponticello; dorso nasale, (fam) gobba; cavalletto; raccordo, passaggio di collegamento; (Rad, TV) intermezzo, intervallo
v. fare un ponte su, collegare; (fig) superare, colmare

English - Polish - bridge

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n. most, grzbiet, podstawek, podpórka, pomost, mostek, brydż

English - Portuguese - bridge

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s. ponte; jogo de cartas, bridge
v. construir pontes

English - Romanian - bridge

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n. pod, punte, ponton, covertă {mar.}, pasarelă {mar.}, rădăcina nasului, pilon {muz.}, bridge
v. trece peste

English - Russian - bridge

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с. мост, мостик; перемычка; капитанский мостик; переносица; параллельное соединение, шунт; мостиковая связь; шлюз; бридж
г. строить мост, наводить мост, соединять мостом; перекрывать; преодолевать препятствия, выходить из затруднения; шунтировать

English - Turkish - bridge

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f. köprü kurmak, köprü yapmak
i. köprü, briç

English - Ukrainian - bridge

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n. міст, перенісся, перемичка
v. міст: наводити міст, перекривати
a. мостовий

French - English - bridge

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(m) n. bridge

German - English - bridge

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n. bridge

Indonesian - English - bridge

n. bridge

Italian - English - bridge

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n. bridge, card game

Romanian - English - bridge

n. bridge

Dutch - English - bridge

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n. bridge

English - Dutch - bridge

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zn. brug; kaartspel "bridge"
ww. verbinden

English - Greek - bridge

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ουσ. γέφυρα, γεφύρωμα
ρήμ. γεφυρώνω

French - Spanish - bridge

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1. (dentisterie) puente (m)
2. (jeux - cartes) bridge (m)

German - Spanish - bridge

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n. bridge (m)

Spanish - French - bridge

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(juegos - naipes) bridge (m)

Spanish - German - bridge

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n. bridge

French - German - bridge

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n. brücke, bridge

French - Italian - bridge

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1. (dentisterie) ponte (m)
2. (jeux - cartes) bridge (m)

French - Portuguese - bridge

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1. (dentisterie) ponte (f)
2. (jeux - cartes) bridge (m)

French - Russian - bridge

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n. мост (зубной протез) (m)

German - French - bridge

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n. bridge (m)

German - Italian - bridge

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n. bridge (m)

German - Russian - bridge

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n. бридж (n)

German - Turkish - bridge

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i. briç oyunu (n)

Italian - French - bridge

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(giochi - carte) bridge (m)

Italian - German - bridge

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n. bridge

Portuguese - French - bridge

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(jogos - cartas) bridge (m)

Dutch - French - bridge

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(spelen - kaarten) bridge (m)

French - Dutch - bridge

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1. (dentisterie) brug (m/f)
2. (jeux - cartes) bridge (n)

English - Arabic - bridge

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‏جسر، بريدج لعبة ورق، شىء كشكل الجسر، جسر النظارتين، مشط العود‏
‏جسر، أقام جسر، نسف جسوره‏

English - Chinese - bridge

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(名) 桥, 桥梁; 舰桥; 桥楼; 驾驶台#桥牌
(动) 架桥于; 使渡过; 把...连结起来

English - Chinese - bridge

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(名) 橋, 橋梁; 艦橋; 橋樓; 駕駛台#橋牌
(動) 架橋於; 使渡過; 把...連結起來

English - Hindi - bridge

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n. पुल, सेतु
v. पुल बांधना

English - Japanese - bridge

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(名) 橋; 船橋; 橋に似たもの; ブリッジ
(動) 橋を架ける; 橋渡しをする; 切り抜ける

English - Korean - bridge

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명. 다리; 카드놀이의 일종
동. 다리를 놓다

English - Vietnamese - bridge

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n. cầu, sống mũi, lối đánh bài tây ở nga, cầu ngang ống khói tàu
v. bắc cầu, xây cầu

German - Chinese - bridge

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[das]桥牌。
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Synonyms for bridge
1. card game: whist
2. elevated structure: platform, transit, trestle, scaffold
3. link: tie, connection, bond, joint, span, path
4. link: join, connect, span, tie, bring together
Verb forms for bridge
Present participle: bridging
Present: bridge (3.person: bridges)
Past: bridged
Future: will bridge
Present conditional: would bridge
Present Perfect: have bridged (3.person: has bridged)
Past Perfect: had bridged
Future Perfect: will have bridged
Past conditional: would have bridged