Definition of Lift bridge

1. Noun. A bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it.

Exact synonyms: Drawbridge
Generic synonyms: Bridge, Span



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Lift Bridge

lifeward
lifeway
lifeways
lifework
lifeworks
lifeworld
lifeworlds
lifeworthy
lifie
lifies
liflode
liflodes
lift
lift-to-drag ratio
lift a finger
lift bridge (current term)
lift off
lift out
lift pump
lift scheme
lift schemes
lift up
liftable
liftback
liftbacks
lifted
lifted a finger
lifter
lifters
liftest

Literary usage of Lift bridge

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1. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The simplest is the vertical lift bridge consisting of a truss which is ... Another notable lift bridge with several unique features is that at Pine Bluff, ..."

2. Bridge Engineering by John Alexander Low Waddell (1916)
"Briefly stated, the development of the vertical lift bridge is as follows: The first ... In 1878 there was an elaborate design for a lift bridge made by MH ..."

3. Bulletin of the New York Public Library by New York Public Library (1905)
"Rolling-lift bridge at the Boston Terminal (NY, NH & HRR) (Engineering News. v. ... Rolling lift-bridge for the Chicago Transfer Railway. (Engineering, v. ..."

4. De Pontibus: A Pocket-book for Bridge Engineers by John Alexander Low Waddell (1898)
"A lift-bridge gives one wide channel for vessels instead of the two narrow ones ... There are no land damages in the case of a lift-bridge, as the whole ..."

5. A Text-book on Roofs and Bridges by Mansfield Merriman, Henry Sylvester Jacoby (1907)
"Plate girders are used instead of trusses in the rolling lift bridge on the New ... When the axis of the rolling lift bridge crosses a stream at an angle, ..."

6. A Text-book on Roofs and Bridges by Mansfield Merriman, Henry Sylvester Jacoby (1907)
"Plate girders are used instead of trusses in the rolling lift bridge on the New ... When the axis of the rolling lift bridge crosses a stream at an angle, ..."

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