a city in and the capital of Val-d’Oise, in N France, on the Oise River, NW of Paris.
a department in N France. 482 sq. mi. (1248 sq. km).
a department of N France, in Île-de-France region. Capital: Pontoise. Pop: 1 121 614 (2003 est). Area: 1249 sq km (487 sq miles)
- Pontomedullary groove
pontomedullary groove pon·to·med·ul·lar·y groove (pŏn’tō-měd’l-ěr’ē, -mə-dŭl’ə-rē) n. The transverse groove on the ventral aspect of the brainstem that demarcates the pons from the medulla oblongata and from which emerge the sixth, seventh, and eighth cranial nerves.
[pon-tn-eer] /ˌpɒn tnˈɪər/ noun, Military. 1. an officer or soldier in charge of bridge equipment or the construction of pontoon bridges. /ˌpɒntəˈnɪə/ noun 1. (military, obsolete) a person in charge of or involved in building a pontoon bridge
[pon-toon] /pɒnˈtun/ noun 1. Military. a boat or some other floating structure used as one of the supports for a temporary bridge over a river. 2. a float for a derrick, landing stage, etc. 3. Nautical. a float for raising a sunken or deeply laden vessel in the water; a camel or caisson. 4. a […]
noun 1. a bridge supported by pontoons.