Definition of Suspension bridge

1. Noun. A bridge that has a roadway supported by cables that are anchored at both ends.




Definition of Suspension bridge

1. Noun. A bridge where the deck or roadway is suspended from cables that pass over two towers. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Suspension Bridge

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Literary usage of Suspension bridge

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1. The Encyclopaedia Britannica: A Dictionary of Arts, Sciences, Literature and (1910)
"In 1850 a suspension bridge cable was carried on a separate saddle on rollers on each ... Menai suspension bridge. at Angers gave way when 487 soldiers were ..."

2. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"... Bridge is the longest suspension bridge in the world, having a span of 1600 feet. Fig. 2 shows the design for the proposed bridge over FIG. 1. ..."

3. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1904)
"This Society is not responsible, as a body, for the facts and opinions advanced in any of Its publications. A RATIONAL FORM OF STIFFENED suspension bridge. ..."

4. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1905)
"This Society is not responsible, as a body, for the facts and opinions advanced in any of its publications. A RATIONAL FORM OF STIFFENED suspension bridge. ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1918)
"The equation of ths catenary is expressed thus : = I/2h (j^ H -- ^ ) . The cables of a suspension bridge hang iir catenaries before ..."

6. Proceedings by American Society of Civil Engineers (1902)
"The unequal loading of different spans, or of different parts of the same span, of a suspension bridge, is the most important cause of its deformation. ..."

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