A structure carrying a road, path, railroad, or canal across a river, ravine, road, railroad, or other obstacle. The elevated, enclosed platform on a ship from which the captain and officers direct operations. The upper bony part of a person's nose. An electric circuit with two branches across which a detector or load is connected. These circuits are used to measure resistance or other property by equalizing the potential across the two ends of a detector, or to rectify an alternating voltage or current. A card game descended from whist, played by two partnerships of two players who at the beginning of each hand bid for the right to name the trump suit, the highest bid also representing a contract to make a specified number of tricks with a specified suit as trumps. Be a bridge over (something).