Bailey bridge

noun \"-\

Definition of Bailey bridge

  1. :  a bridge designed for rapid construction from interchangeable latticed panels of high-tensile steel that are coupled with alloy steel pins set into ready-made holes to form girders and laid double or triple or superposed to suit the span and load

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Origin and Etymology of bailey bridge

After Sir Donald C. Bailey, born 1901 English engineer who designed it

First Known Use: 1942

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