Bailey bridge

Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun A steel bridge designed to be shipped in parts and assembled rapidly.

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  • noun a portable pre-fabricated truss bridge, designed for use by military engineering units.

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  • noun a temporary bridge designed for rapid construction

Etymologies

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

[After Sir Donald Bailey, (1901–1985), British engineer.]

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