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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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After nearly a year of deliberation, they voted 9-5 against the 65-foot fixed-span bridge and for a new model of the 21-foot bascule bridge that stands there now.
For remote control and monitoring of sluices, weirs, pumping stations and bascule bridges the WSA Berlin design services for the construction of the building and the technical equipment for the control center in Berlin-GrE-nau, for the renewal of a sheet pile wall to approximately 100 m and a jetty in the area of ?
The HPA realized with the construction of one of the largest RethebrE-cke bascule bridges in the world.