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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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Wireless bridges connect to the wired network through the 802.11n port and replicate that data to a remote network bridge or access point via 802.11a/b/g wireless (Wi-Fi) protocol.
The strength of weak ties can be measured through indicators such as intimacy, intensity, interaction and reciprocity between the contacts, and the number of network bridges that it is able to build.
The modules that have to be implemented in the home gateway are as follows: network bridge module (NBM), device metadata parsing module (DMPM), device subscription function (DSF), action transmission module (ATM), and device registering function (DRF).
All new 802.11ac devices will support older Wi-Fi technologies such as 802.11n-equipped laptops or even an old 802.11g network bridge, according to Fluke Networks.
The Philips Hue introduction pack included three Hue bulbs and a Hue network bridge. There's also power and network cables for the bridge and an instruction manual that guides you through the system's initial setup process.

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