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Span the full extent of something from end to end; the amount of space that something covers.
supervention bridge to take place or occur as something additional or extraneous
dissipate squander or fritter away
buckle a flat, typically rectangular frame with a hinged pin, used for joining the ends of a belt or strap.
tension being stretched tight.
stable not likely to give way or overturn; firmly fixed.
torsion the extent to which a curve departs from being planar.
cantilever girder fixed at only one end, used in bridge construction.
buckling bend and give way under pressure or strain.
cable a thick rope of wire
rigging the system of ropes, cables,
abutment a structure built to support the lateral pressure of an arch or span
beam a long, sturdy piece of squared timber
snapping the action of breaking suddenly and completely,
joint the action of breaking suddenly and completely,
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 struts, supporting a roof, bridge, or other structure.
torsion the action of twisting
arch bridge a bridge with curved arch at each end.
force strength or energy as an attribute of physical action or movement.
beam bridge simplest structural forms for bridge spans supported by an abutment or pier at each end.
compression the action of compressing or being compressed.
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