Lodgment vs Bridgehead - What's the difference?

lodgment | bridgehead |


As nouns the difference between lodgment and bridgehead

is that lodgment is (us) an area used for lodging while bridgehead is an area around the end of a bridge.

lodgment

English

Alternative forms

* lodgement (UK)

Noun

(en noun)
  • (US) An area used for lodging.
  • (US) The condition of being lodged.
  • (US) The act of lodging.
  • bridgehead

    Noun

    (en noun)
  • An area around the end of a bridge.
  • (military) A fortification around the end of a bridge.
  • (military) An area of ground on the enemy's side of a river or other obstacle, especially one that needs to be taken and defended in order to secure an advance.
  • (chemistry) Either of the two atoms in different parts of a molecule that are connected by a bridge.
  • See also

    * airhead * beachhead * railhead English calques