Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of or pertaining to the pons of the brain. Also pontal, pontine.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Anat.) Of or pertaining to the pons Varolii. See pons.

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  • adjective anatomy Of or relating to the pons.

Etymologies

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Latin pontilis ("relating to a bridge").

Examples

  • I can remember many times sitting on the pontile, totally alone, waiting for a vaporetto with the Canale completely without boat traffic for 10, 15 minutes at a stretch.

    Venice News Briefs 1/4/05

  • It's the same pontile seen in this live webcam shot.

    From the San Toma' Vaporetto Stop at Night

  • Yesterday, a stone column on the Scalzi Bridge fell on top of a jammed vaporetto as it pulled away from the pontile near the train station on the Canal Grande.

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  • It's the same pontile seen in this live webcam shot.

    Veniceblog:

  • The picture was taken as the number 82 vaporetto was leaving the pontile for the Le Zitelle stop.

    Veniceblog:

  • The picture was taken as the number 82 vaporetto was leaving the pontile for the Le Zitelle stop.

    Canale Della Giudecca from Il Redentore: Panoramic Photo

  • Yesterday, a stone column on the Scalzi Bridge fell on top of a jammed vaporetto as it pulled away from the pontile near the train station on the Canal Grande.

    Marble Column Lands On A Vaporetto

  • There was widespread destruction on the island of Sant’ Elena, where an even larger disaster was narrowly averted by when the twister nearly struck a crowded vaporetto moored at a pontile.

    A Tornado in Venice

  • There was widespread destruction on the island of Sant’ Elena, where an even larger disaster was narrowly averted by when the twister nearly struck a crowded vaporetto moored at a pontile.

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  • (I always kind of liked the walk, or the excuse to stand at the edge of the pontile and watch the traffic on the Canal as I waited for the vap ..

    Fourth Bridge Over Canal Grande Almost Ready For Installation

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