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force any interaction that could change the motion of an object
beam bridge simple structural form for bridge span, that is supported by an abutment or pier ar each end of the bridge
tension the state of being stretch tight
snapping when sum thing snaps suddenly and completely
compression when sum is being compress (reduce in volume
joint a point where 2 parts of an artificial structure are connected
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 disappear or the cause of sum to disappear
buckling fasten or decorated with a buckle
transfer the movement of one place to another
cable a thick rope of wire or nonmetallic fiber, typically used for construction, mooring ships, and towing vehicles
pier a solid support designed to sustain vertical pressure
rigid not flexible
truss a framework, typically consisting of rafters, posts, and struts
buckle a flat, typically rectangular frame with a hinged pin
torsion the action of twisting or the state of being twisted
beam a long, sturdy piece of wood, metal, cement, that is usually used to support the roof or floor above
stable firmly fixed
arch bridge a bridge with abutments at each end shaped as a curved arch
bridge a structure carrying a road, path, railroad, or canal across a river, ravine, road, railroad, or other obstacle
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