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weighbridge

[wey-brij] /ˈweɪˌbrɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a platform scale that stands flush with a road and is used for weighing trucks, livestock, etc.
Origin
1790-1800
1790-1800; weigh + bridge1
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weighbridge

/ˈweɪˌbrɪdʒ/
noun
1.
a machine for weighing vehicles, etc, by means of a metal plate set into a road
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