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swing bridge

noun

Simple Definition of swing bridge

  • : a bridge that can be moved or raised so that tall boats can pass under it

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of swing bridge

  1. :  a bridge that can be moved or raised so that tall boats can pass under it

Word by Word Definitions

swingplay
  1. :  to cause to move vigorously through a wide arc or circle

    :  to cause to sway to and fro

    :  to cause to turn on an axis

  1. : :  an act or instance of swinging :  swinging movement: as

    :  a stroke or blow delivered with a sweeping arm movement

    :  a sweeping or rhythmic movement of the body or a bodily part

  1. :  of or relating to musical swing

    :  that may swing often decisively either way on an issue or in an election

bridgeplay
  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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