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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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From the top of the wafer, the piezoresistive junctions form a Wheatstone bridge circuit that is used to generate the sensor's measurement.
Islam, Harsh, "Sensitivity enhancement of wheatstone bridge circuit for resistance measurement", Sensors & Transducers Journal, vol.
The convertible SWR autotester's RF bridge circuit is then internally compensated, as shown in Figure 2, to negate the reflection caused by the bead.
Each strain gauge is then wired into a balanced bridge, consisting of two portions of an equal resistive value, formed into a Wheatstone bridge circuit.
Synthesis of quasi-balanced circuits can also be conducted based on an analysis of the known bridge circuits.
A system of this configuration works similarly to a Wheatstone bridge circuit with a current supply [3].
The Wheatstone bridge circuit is widely used to convert the gage's microstrain into a voltage change that can be fed to the input of the ADC.
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If the sensors are situated in all arms of the bridge circuit and their nominal resistances are equal ([R.
com) notes, the concurrent use of six PCI-based modules may require a PCI bridge circuit on the carrier board.