bridge [brij] 1. a fixed partial denture; see illustration. A bridge unit serves to restore a functional unit by replacing one or more missing teeth. A fixed bridge consists of abutment and pontic teeth splinted together. From Darby and Walsh, 1995. pons. 2. a protoplasmic structure uniting adjacent.
By UN definition, our leafy city holds that status. Wood takes us from Barnet to Barbican, from Tower Bridge to Heathrow in search of the capital’s choicest trees. These include remarkable street.
An act or plan whose ambition overreaches its capability, resulting in or potentially leading to difficulty or failure. Taken from the 1974 book A Bridge Too Far by Cornelius Ryan, which details the Allies’ disastrous attempts to capture German-controlled bridges in the Netherlands during World War II.
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