Definitions

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  • n. A bridge that allows traffic to pass over a road, river, railway etc.

Etymologies

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From over + bridge

Examples

  • In stations like Mambalam, the overbridge is a little far away.

    The Times of India

  • In railway work an "overbridge" is a bridge over the railway, and an "underbridge" is a bridge carrying the railway.

    Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 4, Part 3 "Brescia" to "Bulgaria"

  • The Canadians are teaching the Afghans how to "overbridge" the damaged bridge with a temporary span made of steel girders.

    Dose.ca Music briefs

  • Afghan engineers and their mentors pieced together a 42-metre, metal "overbridge" earlier this week at Kandahar Airfield and then moved parts of the Meccano-like structure a few kilometres to the blast site.

    Dose.ca Music briefs

  • Our words were supposedly sacrosanct offerings in privacy of a makeshift shrine on the overbridge between the library and the student union.

    Archive 2008-06-01

  • The road safety specialist expressed surprise over the fact that the capital did not have a foot-overbridge for the safe crossing of pedestrians in busy junctions.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • Tenders had been finalised for the construction of a road overbridge at a cost of Rs. 28 crore at Lalgudi, the Minister said adding that the works would commence soon.

    The Hindu - Front Page

  • (Watch: Impact severe, bogey roof thrown up on overbridge: Ticketing officer)

    NDTV News - Top Stories

  • Officials feared that the toll could rise as three coaches, two unreserved and a luggage van, of the Vananchal Express, which was running five hours late, were smashed with some of the coaches mounting a foot overbridge.

    Daily News & Analysis

  • A local television channel said so severe was the impact that the roof of a bogey had been detached in the collision and was thrown up on an overbridge.

    NDTV News - Top Stories

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