bridging material

bridging material

[′brij·iŋ mə‚tir·ē·əl]
(materials)
A fibrous, flaky, or granular substance added to a cement slurry or drilling fluid to seal a formation in which lost circulation has occurred. Also known as lost-circulation material.
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Government is providing the people of KPK Province with pre-fabricated bridging material to build eight new bridges to replace those destroyed by the recent monsoon floods.
Food & Drug Administration) has granted 510(k) clearance for its new bioresorbable polymer-coated surgical mesh product for the repair of hernias and other abdominal fascial or muscular deficiencies requiring the addition of a reinforcing or bridging material.
Prolene is a nonabsorbable polypropylene mesh product used in the repair of hernias and other fascial deficiencies when reinforcing or bridging material is needed to obtain the desired surgical result.