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cantilever

Pronunciation: /ˈkæntəliːvər; ˈkæntɪliːvə(r)/

Translation of cantilever in Spanish:

noun/nombre

  • viga (feminine) voladiza (before noun/delante del nombre) cantilever brake freno (masculine) cantilever
    Example sentences
    • Right up there, on the very summit of one of the three great double cantilevers of the Forth Bridge, I looked north to the sweep of the Lomond Hills and south to Arthur's Seat.
    • The cantilevers of Lean's bridge were similar to what the Japanese used on the real River Kwai.
    • The photograph on the attractive booklet provides no supporting evidence however, displaying as it does an image of cloudy blue sky seen through the cantilever of a bridge.

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