bridge[ brij ]SEE DEFINITION OF bridge
Synonyms for bridge
EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR BRIDGE
If he had known it, it was with the Dance of Death on the bridge of Lucerne.
There was now but "one wide river to cross," and the cars rolled on to the bridge.
The bridge was tremulous beneath me, and marked the tremor of the solid earth.
Between Him and me there was an incalculable distance which He could bridge but I could not.
At the bridge they met the British infantry, who gave them a volley.
See to that great stone from the coping which hath fallen upon the bridge.
"To the lake," said the young man; and went towards the bridge.
I'll have to burn some midnight oil, but I can visualize the bridge.
The three spans of this bridge are together nearly 1500 feet long.
On the way back they stopped at the bridge and gathered cress for their salad.
"causeway over a ravine or river," Old English brycge, from Proto-Germanic *brugjo (cf. Old Saxon bruggia, Old Norse bryggja, Old Frisian brigge, Dutch brug, Old High German brucca, German Brücke), from PIE root *bhru "log, beam," hence "wooden causeway" (cf. Gaulish briva "bridge," Old Church Slavonic bruvuno "beam," Serbian brv "footbridge"). For vowel evolution, see bury. Meaning "bony upper part of the nose" is from early 15c.; of stringed instruments from late 14c.