bridge bearing

bridge bearing

[′brij ‚ber·iŋ]
(civil engineering)
The support at a bridge pier carrying the weight of the bridge; may be fixed or seated on expansion rollers.
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Developed to improve process efficiency and quality in manufacturing applications, Chemlok 6270 likely uses include seals, gaskets, bushings, mounts, industrial tires, rolls and rollers, as well as seismic and bridge bearing pads.
Marlene Lauda, played by Alexandra Maria Lara, wears a pair of Carrera 16 steel/metal sunglasses, whose aviator-shaped frame is almost invisible, hidden behind the lenses, and is embellished with a double bridge bearing the embossed "C" logo on the front.
CROSSING: The Flame on the Runcorn Bridge BEARING UP: Liverpool taxi driver Bernie Buxton, 67, carrying the Olympic torch through Ormskirk today Picture: ANDREW TEEBAY
Other projects it carried out were bridge bearing pads for Al Sowwah Island project, Abu Dhabi; conveying systems for Western Bainoona crushers, Ras Al Khaimah, and a cement factory in Oman.
Moreover, the bearing spans, expressed as the inclination of the capacity curve in the capacity spectrum, proved that the seismic isolation bearings contributed to the lengthening of the bridge bearing span, when compared to that before the retrofit (non-seismic POT bearings).
Near a strip of bars, a sheet hung from a bridge bearing the words, 'England fans behave in a civilised way or go home'.
Follow the leaping salmon waymarks and look out for the spectacular Pen-ddol Rocks after passing under a bridge bearing the railway and before reaching the footbridge over the Irfon to retrace your steps into Builth Wells.
A FORMER government minister is to be honoured today with the opening of a new bridge bearing his name.
Turn right over a stile and keep by the Severn to pass under the bridge bearing Birmingham's water supply.
The path continues over the bridge bearing slight left aiming between the distant steeple and the communications tower to a cart track on the opposite side of the field.
The bridge bearing the most weight wins the highest score.
To have the bridge bearing witness to that every day will make a big impact, not only physically, but symbolically.