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Origin of pontoon1
Words nearby pontoon
Definition for pontoon (2 of 2)
Origin of pontoon2
Example sentences from the Web for pontoon
Though it can stand on land, Prvok was specially designed to live on a pontoon.This Tiny House Is 3D Printed, Floats, and Will Last Over 100 Years|Vanessa Bates Ramirez|June 30, 2020|Singularity Hub
You stand on an unsteady pontoon bridge spanning the Tigris River in a township called Adh Dhouloueya.
You guard the pontoon bridge with a squad of Iraqi Army soldiers and a single interpreter.
While we have not definitively located the video, in one video tanks can be seen crossing a pontoon bridge into Ukraine.Russia’s Military Is Already in East Ukraine. Will There Be a Full-Scale Invasion?|James Miller|August 2, 2014|DAILY BEAST
He proceeded to use five pontoon bridges to get his troops across the Rappahannock River.Hallowed Heritage: The Life of Virginia|Dorothy M. Torpey
Sometimes a girder is rolled out about one-third of its length, and then supported on a floating pontoon.
In leaving the pontoon for the offing, the various craft increase in size as the water deepens.Yachting Vol. 2|Various.
As the real channel is approached, the bridge stops abruptly, and a series of pontoon-like barges takes the place of it.The Cradle of Mankind|W.A. Wigram
On the 14th and 15th, by means of his pontoon bridges near Wilcox's Landing, Grant crossed to the south side of the river.
British Dictionary definitions for pontoon (1 of 2)
- a watertight float or vessel used where buoyancy is required in water, as in supporting a bridge, in salvage work, or where a temporary or mobile structure is required in military operations
- (as modifier)a pontoon bridge