fly bridge

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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend: bridge - the highest navigational bridge on a shipfly bridge - the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house
bridge deck, bridge - an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands
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It is equipped with two Euro-LED screens with built-in 3D effects, a complex fly system, and a revolving stage.
When the Victory was renovated as part of the New 42nd Street project, the hemp system was replaced with a counterweight fly system. The theatre reopened in 1995 as the New Victory that is presently in operation.
However, with the ability to image live cells in the process of dividing, stopping, and then continuing to divide, under different conditions, the fruit fly system allows understanding of the steps necessary in this very basic process of cell biology.
The raked stage and the lack of a state-of-the-art fly system are perceived to be financial obstacles because these features make the venue difficult or impossible for incoming tours.
Peter takes the trio far above the clouded night sky (with stunning animated visual effects used to augment Gilbert Players' already impressive use of a fly system to suspend the actors above the stage), passing the "second star to the right, and straight on til' mornin' '' and journeying to Never-Never Land, a place full of pirates, natives, a ticking crocodile and "Lost Boys'' who never grow up.
"We basically put all the sets together and fly the drops and scrims that hang from the fly system," he says, describing his job as grip.
To save money; the school kept the number of ropes and pulleys in the fly system to a minimum, reflecting what they needed as opposed to loading the space with extra lines for play scenes and band shells that might be added later.
WHAT'S GOING ON: The Theatre Royal has completed the first phase of its pounds 7m redevelopment which has seen the stage wings extended by 76m2 and a new fly system installed.