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Definition of Floating bridge
Floating bridgeFloating Float"ing, a.
1. Buoyed upon or in a fluid; a, the floating timbers of a
wreck; floating motes in the air.
2. Free or lose from the usual attachment; as, the floating
ribs in man and some other animals.
3. Not funded; not fixed, invested, or determined; as,
floating capital; a floating debt.
Trade was at an end. Floating capital had been
withdrawn in great masses from the island.
Floating anchor (Naut.), a drag or sea anchor; drag sail.
Floating battery (Mil.), a battery erected on rafts or the
hulls of ships, chiefly for the defense of a coast or the
bombardment of a place.
(a) A bridge consisting of rafts or timber, with a floor
of plank, supported wholly by the water; a bateau
bridge. See Bateau.
(b) (Mil.) A kind of double bridge, the upper one
projecting beyond the lower one, and capable of being
moved forward by pulleys; -- used for carrying troops
over narrow moats in attacking the outworks of a fort.
(c) A kind of ferryboat which is guided and impelled by
means of chains which are anchored on each side of a
stream, and pass over wheels on the vessel, the wheels
being driven by stream power.
(d) The landing platform of a ferry dock.
Floating cartilage (Med.), a cartilage which moves freely
in the cavity of a joint, and often interferes with the
functions of the latter.
(a) An anchored dam.
(b) A caisson used as a gate for a dry dock.
Floating derrick, a derrick on a float for river and harbor
use, in raising vessels, moving stone for harbor
Floating dock. (Naut.) See under Dock.
Floating harbor, a breakwater of cages or booms, anchored
and fastened together, and used as a protection to ships
riding at anchor to leeward. --Knight.
Floating heart (Bot.), a small aquatic plant (Limnanthemum
lacunosum) whose heart-shaped leaves float on the water
of American ponds.
Floating island, a dish for dessert, consisting of custard
with floating masses of whipped cream or white of eggs.
Floating kidney. (Med.) See Wandering kidney, under
Floating light, a light shown at the masthead of a vessel
moored over sunken rocks, shoals, etc., to warn mariners
of danger; a light-ship; also, a light erected on a buoy
or floating stage.
Floating liver. (Med.) See Wandering liver, under
Floating pier, a landing stage or pier which rises and
falls with the tide.
Floating ribs (Anat.), the lower or posterior ribs which
are not connected with the others in front; in man they
are the last two pairs.
Floating screed (Plastering), a strip of plastering first
laid on, to serve as a guide for the thickness of the
Floating threads (Weaving), threads which span several
other threads without being interwoven with them, in a
Meaning of Floating bridge from wikipedia
- The Evergreen Point Floating Bridge
, also known
as the 520 Bridge
the Governor Albert
D. Rosellini Bridge
, carries Washington State
- The Cowes Floating Bridge
is a vehicular chain ferry which crosses
the River Medina
on the Isle of Wight, off the south coast
of England. The ferry
- Hood Canal Bridge
Hood Canal Bridge
The Hood Canal Bridge
A. Bugge Bridge
) is a floating bridge
in the northwest United
- Floating bridge
to: Pontoon bridge Submerged floating tunnel
Vlotbrug, a design
of retractable pontoon bridge
used in the Dutch province
- Floating Bridge
(Arabic: الجسر العائم) is a pontoon bridge
in Dubai, United
Arab Emirates. The bridge
was built between
- Memorial Bridge
is a floating bridge
in the Seattle metropolitan
area of the U.S. state
of Washington. It is one of the Interstate
90 floating bridges
- A pontoon bridge
(or ponton bridge
), also known
as a floating bridge
, uses floats
or shallow-draft boats
deck for pedestrian
- 1°23′13″W / 50.898811°N 1.386928°W / 50.898811; -1.386928 The Woolston Floating Bridge
was a cable ferry
the River Itchen
- Lake Floating Bridge
is a floating bridge
that carries Vermont Route
65 across Sunset
Lake in Brookfield, Vermont, United
States. The first bridge
- The PMP Floating Bridge
(Russian: Понтонно-мостовой парк, ПМП "pontoon / bridge
park") is a type of mobile pontoon bridge designed
by the Soviet
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