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.
Architecture. (def 2).
an auxiliary bridge of a vessel, usually built above or far outboard of the main bridge
noun, Architecture. 1. a segmental arch transmitting an outward and downward thrust to a solid buttress that through its inertia transforms the thrust into a vertical one. noun 1. a buttress supporting a wall or other structure by an arch or part of an arch that transmits the thrust outwards and downwards Also called arc-boutant […]
noun 1. a squadron of airplanes operating together, especially any of several squadrons of famous World War I aviators. 2. a carnival troupe, or the like, offering exhibitions of stunt flying at fairs, circuses, etc. noun 1. an exhibition of aircraft aerobatics 2. the aircraft and men who take part in such exhibitions
plural noun 1. flags or ensigns flown on a ship. Idioms 2. with flying colors, with an overwhelming victory, triumph, or success: He passed the test with flying colors. Related Terms with flying colors
- Flying colours
plural noun 1. conspicuous success; triumph: he passed his test with flying colours