suspension bridge

noun
|Updated on: 19 Jun 2018

Definition of suspension bridge

: a bridge that has its roadway suspended from two or more cables usually passing over towers and securely anchored at the ends — see bridge illustration

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First Known Use of suspension bridge

1821

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Definition of suspension bridge for English Language Learners

  • : a bridge that is hung from two or more cables that are held up by towers


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