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bridging

[′brij·iŋ]
(electricity)
Connecting one electric circuit in parallel with another.
The action of a selector switch whose movable contact is wide enough to touch two adjacent contacts so that the circuit is not broken during contact transfer.
(mathematics)
The operation of carrying in addition or multiplication.
(metallurgy)
Formation of arched cavities in a powder compact.
Jamming of the charge in a blast or a cupola furnace due to adherence of fine ore particles to the inner walls.
Formation of solidified metal over the top of the charge in a mold or crucible.
(mining engineering)
The obstruction of the receiving opening in a material-crushing device by two or more pieces wedged together, each of which could easily pass through.

Bridging

A continuous row of stiffeners between floor joists or other parallel structural members to prevent rotation about their vertical axes; it includes cross bracing.

bridging

A brace, or a system of braces, placed between joists (or the like) to stiffen them, to hold them in place, and to help distribute the load.
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It also shines in outdoor wireless point-to-point or point-to-multipoint applications, whether it's serving as an access point for Universal -- a/b/g--wireless connections, or bridging multiple locations; the SMC2888W can do both, using one band to bridge, and the other to serve as a wireless access point.
Reverse bridging allows conventional PCI or PCI-X processors and chipsets to configure and control advanced PCIe switches and endpoints.
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Skyway Bridge is the first in a series of new bridging products that connect wired or wireless in-building networks in multiple sites, allowing workstations in connected buildings to communicate with workstations and networks in remote buildings.
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