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flying bridge

noun
1.
Also called flybridge, fly bridge, monkey bridge. Nautical. a small, often open deck or platform above the pilothouse or main cabin, having duplicate controls and navigational equipment.
2.
Architecture, skybridge (def 2).
Origin
1480-1490
1480-90
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  • The rest of us worked from the flying bridge of the main ship, recording video and still photographs.
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flying bridge

noun
1.
an auxiliary bridge of a vessel, usually built above or far outboard of the main bridge
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