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fly·ing bridge

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  1. flying bridge, flybridge, fly bridge, monkey bridgenoun

    the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house


  1. flying bridgenoun

    A (usually open) area on top of, or at the side of, a ship's pilothouse, serving as an operating station for the officers in good weather or when manoeuvring in port.

  2. flying bridgenoun

    A structure in a castle of some sort.


  1. flying bridge

    The bridge, also known as the pilothouse or wheelhouse, is a room or platform of a ship from which the ship can be commanded. When a ship is under way, the bridge is manned by an officer of the watch aided usually by an able seaman acting as a lookout. During critical maneuvers the captain will be on the bridge, often supported by an officer of the watch, an able seaman on the wheel and sometimes a pilot, if required.


  1. flying bridge

    A flying bridge is a navigational bridge on a ship or yacht that is typically open and positioned at the top of the vessel, allowing for greater visibility. It houses various controls and navigation equipment, and is essentially a secondary control station for the captain or crew.


  1. Flying bridge

    A flying bridge is an open area on top of a surface ship which provides unobstructed views of the fore, aft, and the sides of a vessel, and which serves as an operating station for the ship's officers, such as the captain or officer of the watch.

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  1. flying bridge

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of flying bridge in Chaldean Numerology is: 2

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of flying bridge in Pythagorean Numerology is: 1

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