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pontoon bridge

Definition of pontoon bridge

  1. :  a bridge that floats on the water and is held up by large hollow containers filled with air (called pontoons)

Word by Word Definitions

  1. :  a flat-bottomed boat (as a lighter)

    :  a flat-bottomed boat or portable float used in building a floating temporary bridge

    :  a float especially of a seaplane

  1. :  blackjack

  1. :  a structure carrying a pathway or roadway over a depression or obstacle

    :  a time, place, or means of connection or transition

    : :  something resembling a bridge in form or function: as

  1. :  to make a bridge over or across

    :  to join by a bridge

    :  to provide with a bridge

  1. :  any of various card games for usually four players in two partnerships that bid for the right to declare a trump suit, seek to win tricks equal to the final bid, and play with the hand of declarer's partner exposed and played by declarer

    :  contract bridge

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