The word bridge is a noun. Bridge means (1) any of various card games based on whist for four players, (2) a structure that allows people or vehicles to cross an obstacle such as a river or canal or railway etc., (3) an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands, (4) the link between two lenses; rests on nose, (5) a denture anchored to teeth on either side of missing teeth, (6) a wooden support that holds the strings up, (7) a circuit consisting of two branches (4 arms arranged in a diamond configuration) across which a meter is connected, (8) the hard ridge that forms the upper part of the nose, (9) something resembling a bridge in form or function.
Bridge is also a verb that means (1) make a bridge across, (2) cross over on a bridge, (3) connect or reduce the distance between.
The following articles and web pages elaborate on the word bridge.
This is the website for the Massachusetts Port Authority, an independent public agency, which oversees Logan Airport, Hanscom Field, Worcester Airport, The Tobin Bridge, and the Port of Boston. The tunnels and turnpike are not under their jurisdiction, nor did they have any responsibility for the Big Dig. The website contains news, information about projects that could impact travel, and more.
NTT Corporation, a Japanese Communications company, was founded in 1999. Their slogan is CreativE Life by which they mean they can bridge the gap between individuals and businesses with cutting edge technology and solutions. NTT Communications has locations in 21 countries. The website provides information about how to contact them in any of their locations and latest news about the company.
The Association of Field Ornithologists (AFO) is a society of professional and amateur ornithologists dedicated to the scientific study and dissemination of information about birds in their natural habitats. Founded in 1922 as the New England Bird Banding Association, this origin promoted an emphasis on bird banding and field techniques. Today, the AFO publishes the Journal of Field Ornithology and serves as a bridge between the professional and the amateur ornithologist.
The following articles provide recent bridge-related news.
Travis Kauffman, the man who managed to kill a mountain lion that attacked him, recounted the details of the experience. The attack left him with seven stitches along his cheek, six along the bridge of his nose and three on his wrist.
New York Times. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 18:47:03 GMT.
JOLIET, Ill. (AP) - The mayor of Joliet, Illinois, says because the Interstate 80 bridge over the Des Plaines River is structurally unsound, he may be forced to take action. ...
Washington Times. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 05:55:29 -0500.
Over the past week or so, the image of a blockaded bridge between Colombia and Venezuela has featured in stories describing how the president of Venezuela, Nicolas Maduro, is keeping international food aid from his desperate citizens. ...
Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. Friday, 15 Feb 2019 04:00:00 EST.
A Navy petty officer whose car plunged off a soaring bridge in San Diego and killed four people below has been convicted of vehicular manslaughter while intoxicated.
Fox News. Thursday, 14 Feb 2019 02:34:44 GMT.
A Delaware Memorial Bridge toll hike appears back on track. Gov. John Carney and New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy reached an agreement allowing the $1 toll increase to go forward later this spring.
NPR. Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 21:18:45 +0000.
Microsoft President Brad Smith met Pope Francis on Wednesday to discuss the ethical use of artificial intelligence and ways to bridge the digital divide between rich and poor nations, the Vatican said. ...
Yahoo. Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 12:29:39 -0500.
Research shows that more than 3 million U.S. women are currently hoping to return to work after a career hiatus. Returnships are a potent tool that returning professionals can leverage to bridge their resume gaps to relaunch their careers.
By Jason Wingard, Contributor. Forbes. Wednesday, 13 Feb 2019 09:46:00 -0500.