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bascule

/bas·cule/ (bas´kūl) [Fr.] a device working on the principle of the seesaw, so that when one end is raised the other is lowered.
cecal bascule  a form of cecal volvulus in which the cecum becomes folded across bands or adhesions that run across the ascending colon.
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Julian Langston of the Cardiff Cycling Campaign said the group favoured the bascule bridge over a link on to the Cogan Spur.
To reach the warehouse, the vehicles leave the plant, cross an inclined bascule bridge that spans the two sets of railroad tracks, and then enter the warehouse.
The Maryland project was like ours, a bascule bridge replaced by a 65-foot span and the result, says contest organizer and bridge engineer Dr.
The new book, 111 Places In Liverpool That You Shouldn't Miss, features, clockwise from left, the Old Hebrew Synagogue, Bascule Bridge, the Freedom
4 miles of new track, two bascule bridge traverses, 18 stations, and the new Metro East Light Rail Maintenance and Operations Facility (a nearly 200,000-square-foot facility designed to maintain 100 light rail vehicles).
Inside, men spread papers on their tables beneath pictures on the wall of the famous bascule bridge, a drawbridge in more familiar language.
Peel is still working on submitting its outline planning application for the scheme, but development director Lindsey Ashworth said they hoped to begin preparatory work on the site by the middle of the year when they propose to repair the Bascule Bridge over the Leeds-Liverpool canal link - which was earmarked for demolition - and re-open Regent Road, which has been closed for almost two years.
The State of Florida declared Southern Power's first bridge project, a bascule bridge at Indian Rocks Beach in Pinellas County, a "showcase" example of craftsmanship and technical ability.
These services shall include providing Civil/Structural, Mechanical and Electrical Engineering Services to develop and prepare a set of Bid Documents for the Rehabilitation of this Bascule Bridge in Nassau County.
This is the passage from Collingwood Dock into Stanley Dock now occupied by the bascule bridge.
Bad weather is always a source of photographic inspiration, as Deadcities (otherwise Paul Ashton) shows with his striking image of the bascule bridge at Stanley Dock in the fog - one of a whole series of pictures in the fog at night that he has put on to the Daily Post's Flickr group.
REGENT ROAD, L2 Replacement of the road surfacing across the bascule bridge and general maintenance under a road closure until Wednesday.