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pwente [pwin.ti.] : bridge (n.) [barko]; stone-bridge (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: puente: bridge ]

Derivatives of pwente

n. (artifact)1. bridge, spana structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc..
~ arch(architecture) a masonry construction (usually curved) for spanning an opening and supporting the weight above it.
~ bailey bridgea temporary bridge designed for rapid construction.
~ cantilever bridgebridge constructed of two cantilevers that meet in the middle.
~ cattle grid, cattle guarda bridge over a ditch consisting of parallel metal bars that allow pedestrians and vehicles to pass, but not cattle.
~ covered bridgea bridge whose passageway is protected by a roof and enclosing sides.
~ drawbridge, lift bridgea bridge that can be raised to block passage or to allow boats or ships to pass beneath it.
~ footbridge, overcrossing, pedestrian bridgea bridge designed for pedestrians.
~ flyover, overpassbridge formed by the upper level of a crossing of two highways at different levels.
~ piera support for two adjacent bridge spans.
~ bateau bridge, floating bridge, pontoon bridgea temporary bridge built over a series of pontoons.
~ rope bridgea bridge consisting of ropes.
~ steel arch bridgea steel bridge constructed in the form of an arch.
~ structure, constructiona thing constructed; a complex entity constructed of many parts.; "the structure consisted of a series of arches"; "she wore her hair in an amazing construction of whirls and ribbons"
~ suspension bridgea bridge that has a roadway supported by cables that are anchored at both ends.
~ toll bridgea bridge where toll is charged for crossing.
~ transportation, transportation system, transita facility consisting of the means and equipment necessary for the movement of passengers or goods.
~ trestlea supporting tower used to support a bridge.
~ trestle bridgea bridge supported by trestlework.
~ truss bridgea bridge supported by trusses.
~ viaductbridge consisting of a series of arches supported by piers used to carry a road (or railroad) over a valley.
n. (artifact)2. bridge, bridge circuita circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected.
~ circuit, electric circuit, electrical circuitan electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow.
~ wheatstone bridgea bridge used to measure resistances.
n. (linkdef)3. bridgesomething resembling a bridge in form or function.; "his letters provided a bridge across the centuries"
~ connection, connectedness, connexiona relation between things or events (as in the case of one causing the other or sharing features with it).; "there was a connection between eating that pickle and having that nightmare"
n. (body)4. bridgethe hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose.; "her glasses left marks on the bridge of her nose"
~ anatomical structure, bodily structure, body structure, complex body part, structurea particular complex anatomical part of a living thing.; "he has good bone structure"
~ nasal bone, os nasale, nasalan elongated rectangular bone that forms the bridge of the nose.
~ nose, olfactory organthe organ of smell and entrance to the respiratory tract; the prominent part of the face of man or other mammals.; "he has a cold in the nose"
n. (act)5. bridgeany of various card games based on whist for four players.
~ card game, cardsa game played with playing cards.
~ bridge whistthe earliest form of bridge; the dealer could name the trump suit.
~ auction, auction bridgea variety of bridge in which tricks made in excess of the contract are scored toward game; now generally superseded by contract bridge.
~ contract bridge, contracta variety of bridge in which the bidder receives points toward game only for the number of tricks he bid.
~ trumping, ruff(card games) the act of taking a trick with a trump when unable to follow suit.
~ major suit(bridge) a suit of superior scoring value, either spades or hearts.
~ minor suit( bridge) a suit of inferior scoring value, either diamonds or clubs.
~ stopper(bridge) a playing card with a value sufficiently high to insure taking a trick in a particular suit.; "if my partner has a spade stopper I can bid no trump"
~ bidding, bid(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make.
~ bidding, bid(bridge) the number of tricks a bridge player is willing to contract to make.
~ contract, declaration(contract bridge) the highest bid becomes the contract setting the number of tricks that the bidder must make.
~ takeout(bridge) a bid that asks your partner to bid another suit.
~ overcall, overbid(bridge) a bid that is higher than your opponent's bid (especially when your partner has not bid at all and your bid exceeds the value of your hand).
~ slam, sweepwinning all or all but one of the tricks in bridge.
~ doubleton(bridge) a pair of playing cards that are the only cards in their suit in the hand dealt to a player.
~ raisebid (one's partner's suit) at a higher level.
~ declaredesignate (a trump suit or no-trump) with the final bid of a hand.
~ outbidbid over an opponent's bid when one's partner has not bid or doubled.
~ overbidto bid for more tricks than one can expect to win,.
~ preemptmake a preemptive bid in the game of bridge.
n. (artifact)6. bridgea wooden support that holds the strings up.
~ stringed instrumenta musical instrument in which taut strings provide the source of sound.
~ supportany device that bears the weight of another thing.; "there was no place to attach supports for a shelf"
n. (artifact)7. bridge, bridgeworka denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth.
~ dental plate, denture, platea dental appliance that artificially replaces missing teeth.
n. (artifact)8. bridge, nosepiecethe link between two lenses; rests on the nose.
~ linkup, tie-in, link, tiea fastener that serves to join or connect.; "the walls are held together with metal links placed in the wet mortar during construction"
~ eyeglasses, glasses, specs, spectaclesoptical instrument consisting of a frame that holds a pair of lenses for correcting defective vision.
n. (artifact)9. bridge, bridge deckan upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands.
~ conning towera raised bridge on a submarine; often used for entering and exiting.
~ fly bridge, flybridge, flying bridge, monkey bridgethe highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house.
~ pilothouse, wheelhousean enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated.
~ upper decka higher deck.
v. (stative)10. bridge, bridge overconnect or reduce the distance between.
~ connect, link, link up, tieconnect, fasten, or put together two or more pieces.; "Can you connect the two loudspeakers?"; "Tie the ropes together"; "Link arms"
v. (contact)11. bridgemake a bridge across.; "bridge a river"
~ bring together, joincause to become joined or linked.; "join these two parts so that they fit together"
v. (motion)12. bridgecross over on a bridge.
~ cross, cut across, cut through, get over, traverse, get across, pass over, track, covertravel across or pass over.; "The caravan covered almost 100 miles each day"