cantilever bridge

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can·ti·le·ver bridge

a fixed partial denture in which the pontic is retained only on one side by an abutment tooth.
Synonym(s): extension bridge

can·ti·le·ver bridge

(kan'ti-lē-vĕr brij)
A fixed partial bridge denture in which the pontic is retained only on one side by an abutment tooth.

can·ti·le·ver bridge

(kan'ti-lē-vĕr brij)
Fixed partial denture in which pontic is retained on only one side by an abutment tooth.
Synonym(s): extension bridge.
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Another memorable day on our Alaskan odyssey was a journey from Skagway on the White Pass & Yukon Railway, which climbs through breathtaking country, across precipitous cantilever bridges and through tunnels blasted from the rock.
Cantilever Bridges--A cantilever bridge extends out beyond its supporting piers and usually has a span suspended between two outstretched "arms.
Cantilever Bridges -- A cantilever bridge extends out beyond its supporting piers and usually has a span suspended between two outstretched "arms.
Construction of six balanced cantilever bridges connecting Bidbid and Sur is currently under way and is expected to be ready by 2016, according to the director of the Italian company which is carrying out the project.