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flying bridge

n.
A small, usually open platform located above the main bridge, as on a powerboat, equipped with a secondary set of navigational controls. Also called flybridge.
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flying bridge

n
(Nautical Terms) an auxiliary bridge of a vessel, usually built above or far outboard of the main bridge
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fly′ing bridge`


n.
a small, often open deck above the pilothouse or main cabin of a vessel, having duplicate controls.
[1905–10]
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Noun1.flying bridge - the highest navigational bridge on a shipflying 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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