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bridge

A prosthesis replacing one or several adjacent teeth.
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The dentist pulled out the decayed tooth and put in a bridge.

Submitted on September 01, 2009

Additional definitions for 'bridge':

bridgeA construction or natural feature that spans a divide.
bridgeA device which connects two or more computer buses, typically in a transparent manner.
bridgeA particular form of one hand placed on the table to support the cue when making a shot in cue sports.
bridgeA song contained within another song, often demarcated by meter, key, or melody.
bridgeA statement, such as an offer, that signals a possibility of accord.
bridgeA system which connects two or more local area networks at layer 2.
bridgeA valence bond, atom or chain of atoms that connects two different parts of a molecule; the atoms so connected being bridgeheads.
bridgeAn edge which, if removed, changes a connected graph to one that is not connected.
bridgeAn elevated platform above the upper deck of a mechanically propelled ship from which it is navigated and from which all activities on deck can be seen and controlled by the captain, etc; smaller ships have a wheelhouse, and sailing ships were controlled from a quarterdeck.
bridgeAn unintended solder connection between two or more components or pins.
bridgeAny of several electrical devices that measure characteristics such as impedance and inductance by balancing different parts of a circuit.
bridgeCue for extended or tedious shots. Also called a spider.
bridgeThe piece, on string instruments, that supports the strings from the sounding board.
bridgeThe upper bony ridge of the human nose.
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