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BRIDGE. A building constructed over a river, creek, or other stream, or ditch or other place, in order to facilitate the passage over the same. 3 Harr. 108.
     2. Bridges are of several kinds, public and private. Public bridges may be divided into, 1st. Those which belong to the public; as state, county, or township bridges, over which all the people have a right to pass, with or without paying toll these are built by public authority at the public expense, either of the state itself, or a district or part of the state.
     3. - 2d. Those which have been built by companies, or at the expense of private individuals, and over Which all the people have a right to pass, on the payment of a toll fixed by law. 3d. Those which have been built by private individuals and which have been dedicated to public uses. 2 East, R. 356; 5 Burr. R. 2594; 2 Bl. R. 685 1 Camp. R. 262, n.; 2 M. & S. 262.
     4. A private bridge is one erected for the use of one or more private persons; such a bridge will not be considered a public bridge, although it may be occasionally used by the public. 12 East, R. 203-4. Vide 7 Pick. R. 844; 11 Pet. R. 539; 7 N. H. Rcp. 59; 1 Pick. R. 432; 4 John. Ch. R. 150.

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A novel soft-switching bridgeless power factor correction circuit," in Proc.
Jovanovic, "Performance evaluation of bridgeless PFC boost rectifiers", IEEE Trans.
Actually, since the bridges of a graph and a strong orientation of every bridgeless undirected graph can be deduced in linear time (recall Theorems 1 and 2), the algorithm described in the sufficiency part of the proof of Theorem 3 can even be implemented to efficiently construct, i.
K being reduced implies GB(GW) is loopless, bridgeless planar connected graph.
Figure 5 shows the schematics of a bridgeless die board and an embedded blade.
Fisher's truck stalled while crossing a bridgeless river.
And while on-island broker Useppa Property Company invites prospective homebuyers to consider making a second home of the tropical retreat, don't bother hopping in the car for a real estate drive-by--the bridgeless, access-controlled island can only be visited by owners, club members and guests who travel there by boat.
Here the mode is detailed realism; the characteristic tone is understatement, with some irony, as in the characterization of an air raid as "such rudeness" (Szep) and the mission of a ragged trio to bring manuscripts--by ferry across the bridgeless Danube--from Buda to Pest to bring about "a fresh start in Hungarian literature" (Somlyo, in an autobiographical novel); and the characteristic response is wonder at having survived the incomprehensible, as in Somlyo's escaping because of a single mistaken letter in his name, finding "exemption" a source of guilt and wondering, "was it I who survived?
As users move to 66-MHz cPCI-bus cards, a bridgeless bus can support only five slots which may not suffice for an industrial system.
The serious effort to keep children away from the bridgeless river spurred from the death of Burchfield, an 11-year-old who drowned in the creek almost a year ago while taking a shortcut home from Chaparral Middle School.
You ford bridgeless rivers (or wade across shallow ones), bathe in streams, carry supplies for cooking over an open fire, and help with campsite chores.
The ADP1048 can be configured as an interleaved design to reduce inductor size and replace the ACDC rectifier to improve efficiency in bridgeless boost mode.