Definition of Tacoma narrows bridge

1. Noun. A suspension bridge across Puget Sound at Tacoma.

Generic synonyms: Suspension Bridge
Group relationships: Tacoma



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Lexicographical Neighbors of Tacoma Narrows Bridge

Tacaribe complex of viruses
Tacca
Tacca leontopetaloides
Tacca pinnatifida
Taccaceae
Tachelhit
Tachibana
Tachinidae
Tachyglossidae
Tachyglossus
Tachypleus
Tacitean
Tacitism
Tacitus
Tacoma
Tacoma Narrows Bridge
Taconite
Tactual Performance Test
Tacuba
Taczanowski's tinamou
Taczanowski's tinamous
Tad
Tadarida
Tadarida brasiliensis
Tadeus Reichstein
Tadeusz Andrzej Bonawentura Kosciuszko
Tadirida femorosacca
Tadjik
Tadley
Tadoma

Literary usage of Tacoma narrows bridge

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1. Vibrations and Waves by Benjamin Crowell (2002)
"Example: collapse of the Nimitz Freeway in an earthquake I led off the chapter with the dramatic collapse of the tacoma narrows bridge, mainly because a it ..."

2. Lightness: the Inevitable Renaissance of Minimum Energy Structures by Adriaan Beukers, Ed van Hinte (2005)
"Aerodynamic oscillations spectacularly brought down the Tacoma Narrows bridge in the US in 1940. Today much effort is being devoted to ensuring the safety ..."

3. Buckling of Bars, Plates, and Shells by Robert M. Jones (2006)
"... period from the 1970 failure of the Milford Haven bridge in Wales which followed the 1940 failure of the Tacoma Narrows bridge near Tacoma, Washington. ..."

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