(n.) = bridge ; bridge passage ; gateway. Ex: My own definition of 'Hypermedia' is a system whereby audiovisual 'statements' can be used as bridges between materials that are conceptually related in some way. Ex: This sort of informal discussion between teacher and pupils is really a 'bridge passage' leading smoothly from one occupation -science, or P.E. or maths, etc.- to literary reading. Ex: One of the roles of the local library is to act as a gateway to other information sources. ---- * actuar de puente = act as + a bridge. * cabeza de puente = bridgehead. * cabeza de puente aéreo = airhead. * expresión puente = transitional phrase. * palabra puente = transitional word. * puente aéreo = airlift. * puente atirantado = cable-stayed bridge. * puente colgante = suspension bridge. * puente cubierto = covered bridge. * puente de barcas = pontoon bridge. * puente de barcazas = pontoon bridge. * puente de pontones = pontoon bridge. * puente de trabajo = catwalk. * Puente de Varolio = pons, the. * puente encorvado = hump bridge ; humpback(ed) bridge. * puente levadizo = drawbridge. * puente peatonal = footbridge. * puente peraltado = hump bridge ; humpback(ed) bridge. * ser puente = act as + a bridge. * ser puente entre = serve as + a bridge between. * servir de puente = act as + a bridge. * servir de puente entre = serve as + a bridge between. * tender puentes = build + bridges ; span + boundaries ; bridge + the chasm ; bridge + the gap ; bridge + the gulf. * tender puentes entre = straddle (between). * tender un puente = bridge.