Floating bridge

Definition of Floating bridge

A bridge consisting of rafts or timber, with a floor of plank, supported wholly by the water; a bateau bridge.
(Mil.) A kind of double bridge, the upper one projecting beyond the lower one, and capable of being moved forward by pulleys; - used for carrying troops over narrow moats in attacking the outworks of a fort.
A kind of ferryboat which is guided and impelled by means of chains which are anchored on each side of a stream, and pass over wheels on the vessel, the wheels being driven by stream power.
The landing platform of a ferry dock.

See also: Floating Floating Floating Floating

Related Words

bateau bridge, bridge, pontoon, pontoon bridge, span
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