lift bridge


noun

a bridge having a section that can be lifted vertically to permit passage of boats beneath it.

Nearby words

  1. lifo,
  2. lift,
  3. lift a finger,
  4. lift a hand against,
  5. lift bolt,
  6. lift off,
  7. lift pump,
  8. lift the curtain,
  9. lift truck,
  10. lift-drag ratio

Origin of lift bridge

First recorded in 1840–50


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