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Bridge

TermDefinition
compression the reduction in volume (causing an increase in pressure) of the fuel mixture in an internal combustion engine before ignition
suspension bridge a bridge in which the weight of the deck is supported by vertical cables suspended from larger cables that run between towers and are anchored in abutments at each end.
dissipate (with reference to a feeling or other intangible thing) disappear or cause to disappear.
buckle a flat, typically rectangular frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt or strap.
tension the state of being stretched tight.
stable (of an object or structure) not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed
torsion the action of twisting or the state of being twisted, especially of one end of an object relative to the other.
cantilever a long projecting beam or girder fixed at only one end, used in bridge construction.
buckling end and give way under pressure or strain
cable a thick rope of wire or nonmetallic fiber, typically used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles.
rigid unable to bend or be forced out of shape; not flexible.
abutment a structure built to support the lateral pressure of an arch or span, e.g. at the ends of a bridge
beam a long, sturdy piece of squared timber or metal spanning an opening or part of a building, usually to support the roof or floor above.
snapping the action of breaking suddenly and completely, typically with a sharp cracking sound
joint a point at which parts of an artificial structure are joined.
transfer move from one place to another.
pier a platform supported on pillars or girders leading out from the shore into a body of water, used as a landing stage for boats.
truss a framework, typically consisting of rafters, posts, and struts, supporting a roof, bridge, or other structure.
arch a curved symmetrical structure spanning an opening and typically supporting the weight of a bridge, roof, or wall above it
force strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement
beam bridge the simplest structural forms for bridge spans supported by an abutment or pier at each end.
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