Definition of bridgework in English:

bridgework

Syllabification: bridge·work
Pronunciation: /ˈbrijˌwərk
 
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noun

  • 1Dental bridges collectively.
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    • The toxic metal has also made its way into computer chips, golf clubs and dental bridgework.
    • ‘It's like being 21 again,’ says Jack, who recently had bridgework and dentures replaced.
    • If you currently have a denture you should consider the potential benefits of bridgework.
  • 1.1The construction or insertion of dental bridges.
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    • Tax relief is available on the more expensive treatments such as bridgework and root canal treatment.
    • Just a dentist rarely does his own bridgework, we sometimes lack the time to upgrade our own desktops.
    • Non-routine dental expenses, including bridgework and orthodontic treatment, do qualify for tax relief.
  • 2 Building The component parts of a bridge.
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    • By constructing a solid foundation, you build the bridgework for a lifetime of career success.
    • As there was no footway, there was fear that some might fall through the bridgework to the river.
  • 2.1The construction of bridges.
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    • Chronological excerpts connect historical islands with an elaborate quasi-fictional bridgework.
    • A lane closure is scheduled at the Presumpscot River Bridge for bridgework.
    • In addition to bridgework, there will be pipe/trench work taking place at various locations.

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