meaning of bascule

bascule meaning in General Dictionary

In mechanics an apparatus in the principle of seesaw in which one end rises since the various other falls

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  • a structure or product in which one end is counterbalanced by the various other (on the concept for the seesaw)
  • In mechanics an apparatus on concept regarding the seesaw, by which one end rises once the other drops.

bascule - French to English

scales {pl} [for evaluating]


bascule meaning in General Dictionary

(n.) In mechanics an apparatus from the principle for the seesaw, by which one end rises due to the fact other drops.


Sentence Examples with the word bascule

The lattice girders of the side spans were first rolled into place, so as to project some distance beyond the piers, and then the arch ribs were built out, being partly supported by wire-rope cables from (3) Draw or Bascule Bridges.

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