Definition of Bailey bridge in English:

Bailey bridge

Line breaks: Bai¦ley bridge
Pronunciation: /ˈbeɪli/

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noun

A temporary bridge of lattice steel designed for rapid assembly from prefabricated standard parts, used especially in military operations.

Origin

Second World War: named after Sir D. Bailey (1901–85), the English engineer who designed it.

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