American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- n. A bridge designed for pedestrians.
Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. A bridge for foot-passengers.
- n. In machinery, a curved bar which serves as a step for the foot or toe of a mill-spindle.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. A narrow bridge for foot passengers only.
- n. a bridge designed for pedestrians
- foot + bridge (Wiktionary)
“Inspired by the work of Gustave Eiffel, the new footbridge, is composed of lateral beams with a diagonal mesh of small plate strips that are riveted together.”
“Ideas in the pipeline so far include a permanent car park and picnic area near to the footbridge, which is due to be removed by October.”
“Leaping from the footbridge has been a common rite of passage for locals for the past three decades.”
“A new stone footbridge, which is more like stepping stones than a bridge, has been installed on the Templeton Creek Trail at the Mounds State Recreation Area to improve safety there, Gillum said.”
“Army bosses said that installing a footbridge is the simplest and quickest immediate solution to span the River Derwent.”
“Metropolitan Area Planning Council director Marc Draisen questioned if the footbridge was the best use of limited stimulus money.”
“Installing a footbridge is the simplest and quickest immediate solution to span the river Derwent," the council said in a statement.”
“The footbridge which is suspended by cables from a high overpass, is swaying.”
“Dryfuse described the location as "along the creek bank that will be seated to the east of the east footbridge which is located just north of the BMX track which is north of Vic Wurm baseball diamond.”
“It is a pedestrian footbridge which is not designed to sustain vehicles.”
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