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transporter bridge

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noun
  1. a bridge for carrying passengers and vehicles by means of a platform suspended from a trolley.
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Origin of transporter bridge

First recorded in 1900–05
Also called ferry bridge.
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British Dictionary definitions for transporter bridge

transporter bridge

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