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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of bridge.
  • adj. Equipped with a bridge (in many contexts)


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  • The Ethernet setting should be set to "bridged" - and if the Belkin is in place, then hopefully you should be running in no time now (the Belkin looks quite alright for the purpose from what I briefly skimmed in specs)


  • Very much better than the series plan of party-line connections, is the arrangement by which the instruments are placed in bridges across the line, such lines being commonly known as bridged or bridging lines.

    Cyclopedia of Telephony & Telegraphy Vol. 1 A General Reference Work on Telephony, etc. etc.

  • Yet a school nickname bridged five years so rapidly that the man who had just been reviling Fate smiled at the picturesque officer of the Guards in the old, tolerant way, the way in which the hero of the eleven or fifteen permits his worshipers to applaud.

    The Wheel O' Fortune

  • But with a simple app that ties your browser to your Google Voice directory you'll be able to make calls bridged between the outbound legs being made by Google Voice to your Skype ID on the SkypePhone like I do today, or to your Android G1 via whatever client they put on it that acts like VoIP but brings the call in via the cell phone's circuit switched network.

    VoIP Watch

  • Vodlepussy waxed nonsensically nostalgic for fallen Tyson: "Not only a great competitor, but also somebody that kind of bridged the gap."

    Survivor: Heroes vs Villains: Robbed!

  • The gibbon's actions were guided by an internal representation, which "bridged" his behavior between before and after the distraction.

    Inside the Executive Brain

  • Massey employees that monitors were routinely electronically "bridged" so machines would keep running.

    The Seattle Times

  • First, Jobs could explain in detail how the little gap in the iPhone antenna on the lower left-hand corner of the phone may, when "bridged" by your hand, cause the iPhone 4's reception to dip.

    Yahoo! News: Business - Opinion

  • ANC youth league president Julius Malema has not "bridged" any law or code of ethics by being involved in business, the ruling party said on Sunday.

    IOL: News

  • Simply set the modem to 'bridged' mode, plug it in to your router and, if you're as lucky as us, you'll experience excellent reliability and super-fast speeds.

    PC Advisor News


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