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The ford is a flat spot with a good standing at which a river or brook can be traversed, or in a car whose bikes get soaked. 1 ] A ford can exist or be built of course. At high tide it is possible that forts are inaccessible. Low level crossings are low bridges that cross a river or brook at low levels but may be clouded by low wells.
The ford is a much less expensive way of river crossings than a viaduct, but it can become invisible after strong rains or floods. Therefore, a ford is usually only suited for very small streets (and for trails for hikers and horseback riding etc.). Usually most of today's forts are flat enough to be traversed by automobiles and other wheel or crawler craft (a procedure called fording).
New Zealand, on the other hand, sees forts as a regular part of the main highways, along State Highway 1 on the south island's eastern shore until 2010. 2 ] Since most inner-city travellers fly and so much freight is carried by ocean, long-distance transport by truck is low and therefore a convenient necessity[need for clarification] for crossings of seasons.
When it is raining, the driver becomes alert to a ford by grinding over the debris on the carriageway. The Bailey Bridges can be constructed off the beaten track to handle inundation. In places where the waters are flat enough but the materials on the river bed do not bear heavier vessels, furties are sometimes enhanced by the construction of underwater concretes.
Ford can also be fitted with a pole that indicates the sea level so that the user can know if the sea is too low to pass. In the United Kingdom there are many old forts known as splashes of pond waters. A number of these are substituted by jumpers, as they are a more dependable way of crossings in inclement meteorological situations.
Dean Ford in Kilmarnock, Ayrshire, is named in the Dean Castle deed given to the locals. This ford had to be retained as the site border, although several vehicles were flushed away each year. Many cities and hamlets are named after the term "ford"; for example Oxford (a ford in which steers traversed the river: see the Oxford crest ) or Stratford (a ford on a winding river in Rome).
Likewise, the English words ford (like in Frankfurt the ford of the Franks, Ochsenfurt, which means Oxford, Schweinfurt, a ford where pigs traversed the river, and Klagenfurt) and the Netherlands ford (like in Vilvoorde, Coevorden, Zandvoort or Amersfoort) are related and have the same meanings. Cities such as Maastricht, Dordrecht and Utrecht also developed on the rivers.
Its ending fun, right or right is deduced from the grammatical term" traiectum", which means "crossing". The name Utrecht, for example, originally referred to as the Imperial Bulwark of Treck, is taken from "Uut Trecht", which means "downstream". In the Slavonic tongues, the term brod also comes from the language roots, which means "river crossing" or "place where a river can be crossed".
Though " browser " today in Croation means " boat ", Slavonski Browser in Croatia, Makedonski Browser in Macedonia and other placeholders with " browser " in Slavonic lands, where " browser " is still the term for ford, are called ford. It is also deduced from the ford, as the Etymologie of Hertford is the ford where stags mingle.
" Since in historical days a ford was often a strategical point of the army, many infamous fights were waged at or near a ford. The Wikimedia Commons has got utilities in connection with Ford's.