Translation of bascule in Spanish:


puente basculante, n.

Pronunciation /ˈbæskjul/ /ˈbaskjuːl/


(bascule bridge)
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    puente basculante masculine
    • This was the first use of a V-shaped pier on a bascule bridge, and it provided several advantages, including less restricted views of the water due to the openness of the pier, larger transverse openings, and improved span proportions.
    • As the procession moved up river, Tower Bridge raised its bascules in tribute while gun salutes came from the Tower of London and HMS Belfast.
    • Eight bascule bridges intersect with the upper roadway, as do two elevated transit lines - and 60,000 pedestrians on the Loop.