Dictionary.com

Bailey bridge

Save This Word!

noun
a temporary bridge formed of prefabricated, interchangeable, steel truss panels bolted together.
QUIZ
ARE YOU A TRUE BLUE CHAMPION OF THESE "BLUE" SYNONYMS?
We could talk until we're blue in the face about this quiz on words for the color "blue," but we think you should take the quiz and find out if you're a whiz at these colorful terms.
Question 1 of 8
Which of the following words describes “sky blue”?
Meet Grammar CoachWrite or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar helpImprove Your Writing
Meet Grammar CoachImprove Your Writing
Write or paste your essay, email, or story into Grammar Coach and get grammar help

Origin of Bailey bridge

Named after Sir Donald Bailey (1901–85), British engineer, its designer
Dictionary.com Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2021

How to use Bailey bridge in a sentence

British Dictionary definitions for Bailey bridge

Bailey bridge

noun
a temporary bridge made of prefabricated steel panels that can be rapidly assembled

Word Origin for Bailey bridge

C20: named after Sir Donald Coleman Bailey (1901–85), its English designer
Collins English Dictionary - Complete & Unabridged 2012 Digital Edition © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1979, 1986 © HarperCollins Publishers 1998, 2000, 2003, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2012
FEEDBACK