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Bridges and dams

aqueduct

noun

a structure like a bridge that takes water across a valley

arch

noun

a curved structure, especially one that supports a building or a bridge

boom

noun

a large floating object that is used for blocking a river or stream, for example to stop pollution flowing into it

bridge

noun

a road, railroad, or path that goes over a river, over another road, etc., and the structure that supports it

cantilever

noun

a piece of wood or metal fixed to the side of an upright post or a wall and used for supporting something such as a bridge

drawbridge

noun

a bridge that can be pulled up to let ships pass or to stop people from getting into a castle

flyover

noun

an overpass that takes one road above another road

footbridge

noun

a narrow bridge for people to walk across

overpass

noun

a structure like a bridge that allows one road to pass above another road. The British word is flyover.

pier

noun

a large strong post that supports a bridge or part of a building

ramp

noun

a slope connecting two levels of a building, road, etc.

suspension bridge

noun

a type of bridge that hangs from strong steel ropes that are attached to towers

toll bridge

noun

a bridge that you have to pay to drive across

viaduct

noun

a long bridge on high posts, usually across a valley

pre-roll

a video advertisement that appears immediately before an online video

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a rave … that takes place early in the morning and where there is no alcohol or drugs …

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