Definition of Bailey bridge
: 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: 1942See Words from the same year
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