Definition of Floating bridge

1. Noun. A temporary bridge built over a series of pontoons.

Exact synonyms: Bateau Bridge, Pontoon Bridge
Generic synonyms: Bridge, Span
Terms within: Pontoon

Lexicographical Neighbors of Floating Bridge

floating-point notation
floating-point number
floating-point operation
floating-point representation system
floating-point unit
floating-point units
floating bridge (current term)
floating cartilage
floating dock
floating dry dock
floating feeling
floating fern
floating island
floating islands
floating kidney
floating mine
floating organ
floating palette
floating palettes
floating patella
floating point

Literary usage of Floating bridge

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Court of Queen's Bench, and by William Mawdesley Best, George James Philip Smith (1867)
"It was contended on the part of the appellant that the floating bridge is a bridge within the meaning of sect. 72 of The Mutiny Act, 1864, ..."

2. The Electrical Review (1878)
"Various projects had been from time to time proposed ; but ultimately the preference was given to a floating bridge, as it could be more cheaply and ..."

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