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bascule also: bascule bridge
American English: /ˈbæskjul/
British English: /ˈbaskjuːl/

Translation of bascule in Spanish:

noun

  • Example sentences
    • This was the first use of a V-shaped pier on a bascule bridge, and it provided several advantages, including less restricted views of the water due to the openness of the pier, larger transverse openings, and improved span proportions.
    • As the procession moved up river, Tower Bridge raised its bascules in tribute while gun salutes came from the Tower of London and HMS Belfast.
    • Eight bascule bridges intersect with the upper roadway, as do two elevated transit lines - and 60,000 pedestrians on the Loop.

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