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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.

A Law Dictionary, Adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States. By John Bouvier. Published 1856.
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Repeaters are much easier to study than bursts that only occur once, because they can be monitored over long periods of time, allowing scientists to observe any changes.
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Foxcom's unique and all-inclusive repeater solution provides communication inside buildings or underground without the need for a direct line of sight to the sky.
The new features for repeater, mobile and portable radios will bring higher productivity, greater safety and better user experience.
A simple Repeater is all that is needed in many commercial buildings, residential units and hospitality environments.
For better understanding, the working principle of the passive wireless multi-parameter sensing system without the repeater is introduced first.
The sheer number and complexity of the components of a minute repeater means that fitting them into a slender watch can be an insurmountable challenge.
The new repeater will reportedly increase Eye Radio's audience by approximately 100,000 listeners in Eastern Equatoria state.
In neurogenic abnormalities such as motor neuron disease, an increased number of repeater F waves have been demonstrated.
The VSC7112 repeater is claimed to deliver increased layout flexibility and overall lower systems costs in applications where short PCIe links are not possible.
The X80 Wireless Sensor gives you the ability to extend transmission range with a built-in repeater feature.