from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. Present participle of bridge.
- adj. That acts as a bridge (in many contexts)
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. In architecture, a piece of wood placed between two beams or other pieces, to prevent them from approaching each other.
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So that might mean that we see the U.S. getting much more involved down the road offering what they call bridging proposals, to bridge the two sides.
In some cases they may have to do what they call bridging studies with the resident population simply to show that what worked in the United States does works, using population of that particular country.
I like the fact that other people are working hard to make this literature approachable for a whole new swath of the global community, and I like seeing the approaches other people take in bridging some technical issues between the two languages: the different use of tenses, the things that are left unstated in Japanese, the details that must sometimes be filled in to have the English sentence make sense.
Someone needs to do a better job in bridging the dramatic with the fantastic because as it stands it looks like a mess just waiting to unfold if this trailer is any indication of how sharp it turns, dramatically, throughout the movie.
Especially glad you can relate to the role of academia in bridging the science-general public gap.
Spin is about bridging from the defensive to the offensive with a well-timed turn of phrase.
I met with Pearson when she was in New York City to launch "Lifeplayer," an MP3-enabled radio that she described as bridging "Internet, cellular, media player, and radio technologies."
Lifeplayer, an MP3-enabled radio that she described as bridging
But managers must not abandon their responsibility in bridging the gap between the objective statistics generated from a data warehouse and the subjective nature of the human experience.
This can go a long way in bridging the digital divide in India.
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