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from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th 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.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. 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.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. See under Bridge, and Camp.
  • 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.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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

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