flying bridge

  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 of flying bridge

First recorded in 1480–90

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British Dictionary definitions for flying bridge

flying bridge

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

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