Bridge (disambiguation)

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A bridge is a structure built so that a transportation route can cross above an obstacle.

Bridge can also refer to:

Places[edit]

People[edit]

Arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

Card games[edit]

  • Auction bridge, a further derivation popular in the early 20th century
  • Bridge whist or straight bridge, derived from whist
  • Contract bridge, the modern form of the game
    • Two main variants:
      • Duplicate bridge, in which the same set of deals are played by all competitors
      • Rubber bridge, the basic game, where two partnerships play until one has won two games, called a rubber
    • Additional variants:

Films[edit]

Literature[edit]

Music[edit]

Songs[edit]

Other music[edit]

Musical Instruments[edit]

  • Bridge (instrument), the device that anchors the strings to or holds the strings above the body of a stringed instrument
    • 3rd bridge, an additional bridge added to a stringed instrument

Other arts, entertainment, and media[edit]

  • Bridge Carson, a Power Rangers character
  • W281BE, a radio station licensed to Fort Mill, South Carolina, United States called 104.1 the Bridge

Electronics, engineering, and technology[edit]

  • Bridge, in clock- and watchmaking, a component in an ébauche
  • Adobe Bridge, digital asset management software
  • Bridge camera, generally considered to fill the niche between single-lens reflex (SLR) and compact point-and-shoot cameras
  • Bridge circuit
    • Bridge rectifier, an electronic circuit for converting alternating current to direct current
    • H-bridge, an electronic circuit which enables DC electric motors to be run forwards or backwards
    • Wheatstone bridge, an electronic circuit for comparing resistors, capacitors or inductors to high standards of accuracy
  • Bridge pattern, a computer science design used to separate an abstraction and its actual implementation
  • Bridging (networking), the action taken by IT network equipment to allow two or more communication networks to create an amalgamated network
  • Protocol bridge, an electronics device or piece of software that translates from one communications protocol or programming API to another

Fitness and sports[edit]

Healthcare[edit]

Mathematics[edit]

  • Bridge (graph theory), an edge whose removal disconnects a graph
  • Brownian bridge, in probability theory, the conditional distribution of a process pinned both at the origin and at the end point

Science[edit]

  • Bridge (chemical), an unbranched chain of atoms or an atom or a covalent bond connecting two bridgeheads in a polycyclic compound
    • Salt bridge (protein) (or salt bond), in protein chemistry, is the term used to denote chemical bonds between positively and negatively charged side-chains of proteins
    • Salt bridge, in chemistry, a laboratory device used to connect the oxidation and reduction half-cells of a galvanic cell (electrochemical cell)
  • British Mid-Ocean Ridge Initiative

Transportation[edit]

Other uses[edit]

See also[edit]