Definitions

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  • adj. Resembling or characteristic of a bridge.
  • adj. Similar to the card game of bridge.

Etymologies

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bridge +‎ -like

Examples

  • Culverts took the canal across small streams; aqueducts (bridgelike structures that can carry a water conduit across a valley or over a river) got the canal over bigger streams.

    Kate Kelly: The Significance of the Catoctin Aqueduct in the Story of American Transportation

  • She stepped into the pocket of dim light, which illuminated a bridgelike portion of the passageway, one that overhung a vast and open vault of catacombs.

    Nevermore

  • Clinton, says Olcott, was a "Renaissance client," who referred to other bridgelike buildings such as the Ponte Vecchio in Florence, and who knew Trinity College Library in Dublin, which inspired the design of the main exhibit area (created with the exhibitions consultant Ralph Appelbaum).

    BILL'S NEW BRIDGE

  • The newly created causeway barely dipped between the two hills, while a deeper gorge had appeared between the hills and the arch of the bridgelike causeway.

    The Shadow Sorceress

  • This rainbow-hued bridgelike connector is actually an “elevator” among dimensions.

    Arcturian Songs of the Masters of Light

  • _The glass pavilion springs from a bridgelike arch in the wall of the house, through which one comes into a big hall with tiled flooring, which suggests that the proprietor's notion of domestic luxury is founded on the lounges of week-end hotels.

    Misalliance

  • He became interested in the curious, bridgelike structure which spanned the street; enough of it remained standing to show him that it had been designed for overhead traffic, a highway in the air.

    The Doomsman

  • The caverns are named for a bridgelike rock formation on top of the cave entrance.

    statesman.com - Highschool

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