swing bridge

noun

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: such 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 (as a river)

    :  a time, place, or means of connection or transition

    :  something resembling a bridge in form or function: such as

  1. :  to make a bridge (see 1bridge) 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 (see 1trick 4) 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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