Sentence Examples


  • Napoleon entered the town hard on their heels, but the broken bridge caused a delay of four days, there being no pontoon trains with the army.
  • Carried across the river Ysel at Doesburg on a pontoon bridge.
  • At Riga there is a floating pontoon bridge over the Diina.
  • The former of these is connected with western Bagdad by a very primitive horse-tramway, also a relic of Midhat Pasha's reforms. The two parts of the city are joined by pontoon bridges, one in the suburbs and one in the main city.
  • The displacement of each pontoon is 180 tons and its weight 22 tons.