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transporter bridge

a bridge for carrying passengers and vehicles by means of a platform suspended from a trolley.
Also called ferry bridge.
Origin of transporter bridge
First recorded in 1900-05 Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • An inquiry produced the information that they were the first instalment of a "transbordeur," or transporter bridge.

    The Romance of Modern Mechanism Archibald Williams
  • The transporter bridge in a primitive form has existed for some centuries, but its present design is of very modern growth.

    The Romance of Modern Mechanism Archibald Williams
British Dictionary definitions for transporter bridge

transporter bridge

a bridge consisting of a movable platform suspended from cables, for transporting vehicles, etc, across a body of water
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