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a dental bridge.
dental bridges collectively.
any of several different types of dental bridges.

Civil Engineering. the art or process of bridge building.
Historical Examples

Old-Time Makers of Medicine James J. Walsh
Old-Time Makers of Medicine James J. Walsh
Planet of the Damned Harry Harrison
Sense of Obligation Henry Maxwell Dempsey (AKA Harry Harrison)
The Anatomy of Bridgework William Henry Thorpe


a partial denture attached to the surrounding teeth See bridge1 (sense 5)
the technique of making such appliances

the process or occupation of constructing bridges


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