Bailey bridge

Definitions

  • WordNet 3.6
    • n Bailey bridge a temporary bridge designed for rapid construction
    • ***

Usage

In literature:

So Gertrude was going to meet Jack Bailey that night by the bridge!
"The Circular Staircase" by Mary Roberts Rinehart
These were Bailey, Tupper Falls, and Higgins's Bridge.
"Scattergood Baines" by Clarence Budington Kelland
The besieged had abandoned it since midnight, and had thrown down the bridge giving entrance to the bailey.
"Annals of a Fortress" by E. Viollet-le-Duc
***

In news:

"Ding" Darling National Wildlife Refuge will close the parking lot at the Bailey Tract on Wednesday, April 25, to replace the bridge that leads from the parking lot to the trails.
***

In science:

See Figure 2 where this is illustrated for the Rolfsen-Bailey knot, i.e. the one obtained by attaching the exterior of the two bridge link 4 1 to the exterior of the left hand trefoil, as described above.
On two-generator satellite knots
***