Definition of Ponton

1. n. See Pontoon.

Definition of Ponton

1. pontoon [n -S] - See also: pontoon

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Ponton

pontine angle
pontine angle tumour
pontine arteries
pontine cistern
pontine flexure
pontine gray matter
pontine haemorrhage
pontine nuclei
pontine veins
pontis nervi trigeminalis nucleus
pontobulbar body
pontocerebellar recess
pontomedullary groove
ponton (current term)
pontoon bridge
pontoon plane
pony cart

Literary usage of Ponton

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

1. A Military Dictionary and Gazetteer: Comprising Ancient and Modern Military by Thomas Wilhelm (1881)
"The load of the ponton-wagon consists of 7 balks, 16 chess, 2 side frames, 1 cable, 1 anchor, and a ponton-chest containing 1 ponton cover, 14 transoms, ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the High Court of Chancery: During by Great Britain Court of Chancery, Edward Thurlow Thurlow, Alexander Wedderburn Rosslyn, Jonathan Cogswell Perkins (1845)
"... to enable the Archbishop of Canterbury and Daniel ponton to grant building leases, pursuant to an agreement, reciting the lease to ponton, ..."

3. Beacon Lights of the Race by Green Polonius Hamilton (1911)
"MM ponton, AM, STD, Jackson, Miss. PRESIDENT OF CAMPBELL COLLEGE. O RACE has a monopoly of either ignorance or intelligence, vice or virtue, but in all the ..."

4. Review of Historical Publications Relating to Canada by University of Toronto (1905)
"Mr. WN ponton advocates a United British North America^ with special reference ... Mr. ponton favours the inclusion not only of Newfoundland but also of the ..."

5. The Elements of Field Fortifications: For the Use of the Cadets of the by Junius Brutus Wheeler (1882)
"Canvas ponton.—The great objection to the ponton just described is its ... For bad roads and rapid movements a lighter ponton than this wooden boat has to ..."

6. The Elements of Field Fortifications, for the Use of the Cadets of the by Junius Brutus Wheeler (1898)
"When the water is not deep enough to float the first ponton, a trestle, or other fixed point of support, may be used instead of the ponton. 218. ..."

7. The Canadian Law Times by Armour, Edward Douglas, 1851-1922, Judicial Committee, Great Britain, Elliott, Charles, Privy Council, Gillis, Edward, Hunter, Alfred Taylour, 1867-1957, Thompson, Bram (1898)
"A policy issued by the Canada Life Assurance Company upon the life of one Edward George ponton had been declared by the assured in his lifetime to be a ..."

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