Learn how to say Bridges correctly in English with this tutorial pronunciation video.
Oxford dictionary definition of the word bridge:
1a structure carrying a road, path, railway, etc. across a river, road, or other obstacle:
a bridge across the River Thames
a railway bridge
something intended to reconcile or connect two seemingly incompatible things:
a committee which was formed to create a bridge between rival party groups
short for land bridge.
2the elevated, enclosed platform on a ship from which the captain and officers direct operations:
Talbot stepped across the two gunwales and made his way up to the bridge
3the upper bony part of a person’s nose:
he pushed his spectacles further up the bridge of his nose
the central part of a pair of glasses, fitting over the bridge of the nose:
these sunglasses have a special nose bridge for comfort
4a partial denture supported by natural teeth on either side.
5 Music the part of a stringed instrument over which the strings are stretched:
ebony bridges and fingerboards
6 Music a bridge passage or middle eight.
7the support for the tip of a billiard cue formed by the hand.
a long stick with a frame at the end which is used to support a cue for a difficult shot.
8an electric circuit with two branches across which a detector or load is connected, used to measure resistance or other property by equalizing the potential across the two ends of a detector, or to rectify an alternating voltage or current.
be or make a bridge over (something):
a covered walkway bridged the gardens
earlier attempts to bridge St George’s Channel had failed
make (a difference between two groups) smaller or less significant:
new initiatives were needed to bridge the great abyss of class