American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- 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 fly bridge.
- n. nautical 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.
GNU Webster's 1913
- n. a temporary bridge suspended or floating, as for the passage of armies; also, a floating structure connected by a cable with an anchor or pier up stream, and made to pass from bank to bank by the action of the current or other means.
- adj. See under Bridge, and Camp.
- n. the highest navigational bridge on a ship; a small (often open) deck above the pilot house
“In the forward conning tower the training mechanism was destroyed, the big rangefinder on the flying bridge was wrecked, the aircraft was badly damaged, most of the searchlights were put out of action, and there were six leaks below the water-line.”
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