Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun A furnace-bridge so constructed as to admit air to the gases passing over it, to facilitate their combustion. See bridge.

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Examples

  • In 1982, Ascension was an essential staging area for British forces during the Falklands War, and it remains a critical refueling point in the air-bridge from the UK to the South Atlantic.

    Background

  • In 1982, Ascension was an essential staging area for British forces during the Falklands War, and it remains a critical refueling point in the air-bridge from the UK to the South Atlantic.

    Saint Helena

  • Between our Polaris, Hercules, and contracted airlift, the air-bridge between Trenton and Kandahar is ribbon-thin.

    Archive 2007-03-01

  • Between our Polaris, Hercules, and contracted airlift, the air-bridge between Trenton and Kandahar is ribbon-thin.

    Hospital comforts, personnel support, and the Canadian public

  • It is clearly also a function of the air-bridge interdiction operation between Peru and Colombia, which has been going on for a little over two years and which I was privileged to take part in when I was a CINC SOUTHCOM.

    Press Briefing By General Mccaffrey And Elena Kagan

  • WFP spokeswoman Michele Quintaglie said earlier that it would try to land at a strip 95 kilometres south of Kisangani so staff could search on the ground and also assess the site to see if it could serve as a base for a repatriation air-bridge.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • The rebels agreed nearly two weeks ago to let UN agencies use the city as an air-bridge for the repatriation.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • March 15, gave a green light 10 days ago for UN agencies to set up an air-bridge to repatriate the Rwandans.

    ANC Daily News Briefing

  • Meanwhile, one of the most important considerations is the human factor, especially in Northern Ireland, where the air-bridge to the rest of the world has been cut off.

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  • Meanwhile, one of the most important considerations is the human factor, especially in Northern Ireland, where the air-bridge to the rest of the world has been cut off.

    Belfasttelegraph.co.uk - Frontpage RSS Feed

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