a bridge that can open by pivoting on a central pier to let vessels pass.
Also called pivot bridge, turn bridge. a low bridge that can be rotated about a vertical axis, esp to permit the passage of ships Compare drawbridge
(NZ) a pedestrian bridge over a river, suspended by heavy wire cables
- Swing both ways
noun 1. a piece of fairground equipment consisting of a boat-shaped carriage for swinging in
noun 1. a republic in central Europe. 15,944 sq. mi. (41,294 sq. km). Capital: Bern. noun 1. a federal republic in W central Europe: the cantons of Schwyz, Uri, and Unterwalden formed a defensive league against the Hapsburgs in 1291, later joined by other cantons; gained independence in 1499; adopted a policy of permanent neutrality […]
verb (used with object), swived, swiving. 1. to copulate with. verb (used without object), swived, swiving. 2. to copulate. verb 1. (archaic) to have sexual intercourse with (a person)