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1. a bridge with a movable section hinged about a horizontal axis and counterbalanced by a weight
2. a movable roadway forming part of such a bridge
A structure that rotates about an axis, as a seesaw, with a counterbalance equal to the weight of the structure at one end, used for movable bridges.
A structure that rotates about an axis, as a seesaw, with a counterbalance (for the weight of the structure) at one end.
A structure that moves about a horizontal axis, as a seesaw, with a counterbalance at one end.