Definitions:A bracket or block projecting from the wall of a house, to support a balcony, cornice, etc.; a form of bridge truss, usually supported on a pier, balanced and projecting towards a similar truss on the opposite side of the space bridged, with which it is connected directly or by a girder. Also, cantalever.
- The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919. (noun) (n.) (noun)
- The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899. (noun) (n.) (noun)
Usage examples:Cairo Street boasted 2, 250, 000 visitors, and the Hagenbeck Circus over 2, 000, 000. The chief feature was the Ferris Wheel, described in engineering terms as a cantilever bridge wrought around two enormous bicycle wheels.
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