Definitions

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  • adjective Having no bridge; not bridged.

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  • adjective graph theory Having no bridges.

Etymologies

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bridge +‎ -less

Examples

  • As for the Irish, they came to America as “ferocious gorilla-like living specimens of the Neanderthal man . . . easily recognized by the great upper lip, bridgeless nose, beetling brow and low growing hair, and wild and savage aspect.”

    A Renegade History of the United States

  • A journey around the islands of St Kilda, with its incantation of place names, becomes a motif of the bridgeless gulf between those man-named clefts and stacks and the seabirds that have replaced humanity there.

    Measuring fresh, luminous, visionary power

  • A journey around the islands of St Kilda, with its incantation of place names, becomes a motif of the bridgeless gulf between those man-named clefts and stacks and the seabirds that have replaced humanity there.

    2010 June 11 | NIGEL BEALE NOTA BENE BOOKS

  • Is there something particularly significant about the paddock, or would they settle for generic outdoors perhaps along the banks of the bridgeless river?

    This is going to be interesting

  • ID hotels or apartments with elevators that are located in zones with bridgeless (or handicap accessible bridge) access to vaporettos.

    On Being Handicapped In Venice

  • ID hotels or apartments with elevators that are located in zones with bridgeless (or handicap accessible bridge) access to vaporettos.

    Veniceblog:

  • Towards evening we crossed the last of the bridgeless rivers, and put up at Mori, which I left three weeks before, and I was very thankful to have accomplished my object without disappointment, disaster, or any considerable discomfort.

    Unbeaten Tracks in Japan

  • It seemed to pull on his face so that his dark sparkling eyes, and his bridgeless nose, dominated.

    The Welkening

  • It seemed to pull on his face so that his dark sparkling eyes, and his bridgeless nose, dominated.

    The Welkening

  • If my expectations of Canton had been much raised they would certainly have been disappointed, for the city stands on a perfectly level site, and has no marked features within or around it except the broad and bridgeless tidal river which sweeps through it at a rapid rate.

    The Golden Chersonese and the way thither

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