Definition of Footbridge

1. Noun. A bridge designed for pedestrians.

Exact synonyms: Overcrossing, Pedestrian Bridge
Generic synonyms: Bridge, Span
Specialized synonyms: Gangboard, Gangplank, Gangway, Jet Bridge



Definition of Footbridge

1. n. A narrow bridge for foot passengers only.

Definition of Footbridge

1. Noun. A bridge over a road, railway, river, etc for pedestrians. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Footbridge

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Footbridge

footbar
footbars
footbath
footbaths
footbed
footbeds
footbinding
footboard
footboards
footbone
footbones
footboy
footboys
footbrake
footbreadth
footbridge (current term)
footbridges
footcandle
footcare
footcloth
footcloths
footdragger
footdraggers
footdragging
footdraggings
footed
footedness
footer
footered
footering

Literary usage of Footbridge

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1. Proceedings (1908)
"NOTES ON THE footbridge, LOCK, AND WEIR, RICHMOND (SURREY). ... of a footbridge with removable sluices and a Lock and Slipway on the river Thames in the ..."

2. Theory and Practice in Designing by Henry Adams (1911)
"BOWSTRING LATTICE GIRDER footbridge — COMPLETE CALCULATIONS AND DESIGN A DESIGN will now be made for a bowstring lattice girder footbridge 60-ft. span, ..."

3. Single-phase Electric Railways by Edwin Austin (1915)
"Overhead Construction under footbridge. had to be carried. Two men were seated on the roof of the van, as shown in Fig. 23,. in order to ta,ke additional ..."

4. Reinforced Concrete Railway Structures by James Dudley Ward Ball (1914)
"footbridge. footbridges can be economically designed on this principle, because in this case the span of the floor from parapet to parapet is quite short ..."

5. Fourth Reader by James Baldwin, Ida C. Bender (1911)
""The footbridge is gone," said Jenny. "When I came across, just after breakfast, ... "The footbridge was all right when I came over not half an hour ago. ..."

6. Light Railway Construction by Richard Marion Parkinson (1902)
"... and flow off the ground—Ornament—Design for footbridge—Loads on bridges and foundations—Girders—Setting out—Level peg—Extra foundations- Skew arches. ..."

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