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flying bridge[¦flī·iŋ ′brij]
A narrow walkway or platform built at the level of the top of the pilothouse and containing a duplicate set of controls for steering gear and engine-room signals and for navigating instruments; the platform extends from one side of the ship to the other. Also known as navigating bridge.
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