bridgework

noun
bridge·​work | \ ˈbrij-ˌwərk How to pronounce bridgework (audio) \

Definition of bridgework

: dental bridges also : prosthodontics concerned with the construction of dental bridges

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As part of Stalin's campaign to suppress the truth, she was taken to the Soviet Union and sentenced to 10 years in a gulag, six of them in solitary confinement, for assisting with Hitler's bridgework. Jefferson Chase, USA TODAY, "Hitler's teeth analysis dispels myths of Nazi leader's survival," 21 May 2018 The Soviets compared the corpse's teeth, which contained conspicuous and unusual prostheses and bridgework, with descriptions provided by the dental assistant Kathe Heusermann. Jefferson Chase, USA TODAY, "Hitler's teeth analysis dispels myths of Nazi leader's survival," 21 May 2018 The Hagan-Burke path will be slightly rerouted to make way for the bridgework. Chris Sikich, Indianapolis Star, "Carmel, Hamilton County join forces for new $21.8M Keystone access ramp," 25 Oct. 2017

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First Known Use of bridgework

1883, in the meaning defined above

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bridgework

noun
bridge·​work | \ -ˌwərk How to pronounce bridgework (audio) \

Medical Definition of bridgework

: dental bridges also : prosthodontics concerned with their construction

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