Bridging

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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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Cardiac Pathology Frequency Coronary artery disease 112 Myocardial bridging 1 Myocarditis 15 Infective endocarditis 1 HCM 6 EMF 1 Neuroendocrine Tumour 1 Valvular heart disease 5 ARVD 1 Total 143 Table 2.
Myocardial bridging in children with hypertrophic cardiomyopathy: a risk factor for sudden death.
Myocardial bridging as a cause of paroxysmal atrioventricular block.
Incidence and clinical significance of myocardial bridging with ECG-gated 16-row MDCT coronary angiography.
Fatal outcome associated with autopsy proven myocardial bridging of the left anterior descending coronary artery.
Distribution of Bridging in Coronary Artery: Myocardial bridging was observed only in left anterior descending branch of left coronary artery (LAD) with a percentage of 3.
Geiringer in 1951 studied in depth the association of myocardial bridging with ischaemia.
With the use of intravascular ultrasound, intracoronary Doppler ultrasound and intracoronary pressure devices, morphological and functional features of myocardial bridging can be visualized and quantified (12).