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1. bascule

noun. a structure or device in which one end is counterbalanced by the other (on the principle of the seesaw).

Synonyms

  • structure

Antonyms

  • disassembly
  • misconstruction

Etymology

  • seesaw (French)

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Sentences with bascule


1. Noun, singular or mass
Some bascule drawbridges used the weight of the castle gate or portcullis to lift the bridge.

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