a structure spanning and providing passage over a river, chasm, road, or the like.
a connecting, transitional, or intermediate route or phase between two adjacent elements, activities, conditions, or the like: Working at the hospital was a bridge between medical school and private practice.
Nautical. a raised transverse platform from which a power vessel is navigated: often includes a pilot house and a chart house. any of various other raised platforms from which the navigation or docking of a vessel is supervised. a bridge house or bridge superstructure. a raised walkway running fore-and-aft.
Anatomy. the ridge or upper line of the nose.
Dentistry. an artificial replacement, fixed or removable, of a missing tooth or teeth, supported by natural teeth or roots adjacent to the space.