cable-stayed bridge

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cable-stayed bridge

[′kā·bəl ‚stād ‚brij]
(civil engineering)
A modification of the cantilever bridge consisting of girders or trusses cantilevered both ways from a central tower and supported by inclined cables attached to the tower at top or sometimes at several levels.
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