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Bailey bridge

a temporary bridge formed of prefabricated, interchangeable, steel truss panels bolted together.
Origin of Bailey bridge
named after Sir Donald Bailey (1901-85), British engineer, its designer Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for Bailey bridge

Bailey bridge

a temporary bridge made of prefabricated steel panels that can be rapidly assembled
Word Origin
C20: named after Sir Donald Coleman Bailey (1901–85), its English designer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition
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