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for Through bridge
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :
Through \Through\, a.
Going or extending through; going, extending, or serving from
the beginning to the end; thorough; complete; as, a through
line; a through ticket; a through train. Also, admitting of
passage through; as, a through bridge.
Through bolt, a bolt which passes through all the thickness
or layers of that which it fastens, or in which it is
Through bridge, a bridge in which the floor is supported by
the lower chords of the tissues instead of the upper, so
that travel is between the trusses and not over them. Cf.
Deck bridge, under Deck.
Through cold, a deep-seated cold. [Obs.] --Holland.
Through stone, a flat gravestone. [Scot.] [Written also
through stane.] --Sir W. Scott.
Through ticket, a ticket for the whole journey.
Through train, a train which goes the whole length of a
railway, or of a long route.
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