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trestle

a. a braced structural tower-like framework of timber, metal, or reinforced concrete that is used to support a bridge or ropeway
b. a bridge constructed of such frameworks

trestle

[′tres·əl]
(civil engineering)
A series of short bridge spans supported by a braced tower.
(engineering)
A movable support usually with legs that spread diagonally.
A braced structure of timber, reinforced concrete, or steel spanning a land depression to carry a road or railroad.
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This year, SOCAR's Oil and Gas Construction Trust commissioned a trestle with a total length of 920 meters.
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Soon enough as the trail climbed, the water flow sounded louder with Trestle Creek flowing more urgently beneath us.
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At two o'clock in the morning of 2 September 1915, a tornado knocked down most of the timber trestle.
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Clerk of the course David Hunter, also the track's chief executive, is confident the new trestle measure will be effective, and he does not anticipate the weather intervening.
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The train trestle pictured in the distance was first used in 1885.
The artistic team behind Nursing Lives includes director Amanda Wilsher, whose work includes Trestle Theatre, Plested and Brown and London's National Theatre.