fly gallery
noun Date: 1888 a narrow raised platform at the side of a theater stage from which flying scenery lines are operated

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • fly gallery — fly′ gal lery n. sbz a narrow platform at the side of a stage from which ropes are manipulated to raise or lower scenery or equipment. Also called fly′ floor • Etymology: 1885–90 …   From formal English to slang

  • fly gallery — Theat. a narrow platform at the side of a stage from which ropes are manipulated to raise or lower scenery, battens, etc. Also called fly floor. [1885 90] * * * …   Universalium

  • fly gallery — noun a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies • Syn: ↑fly floor • Hypernyms: ↑platform …   Useful english dictionary

  • Fly system — Fly loft of the Theater Bielefeld in Germany A fly system, flying system or theatrical rigging system, is a system of lines (e.g. ropes), blocks (pulleys), counterweights and related devices within a theatre that enable a stage crew to quickly,… …   Wikipedia

  • fly — I v 1. take wing, wing one s way, take off, take to the air, become airborne; soar, sail, zoom, cruise, coast, sweep, skim, Inf. kite; glide, plane, volplane, sailplane; dart, flit, flirt, hop, volitate. 2. float, hover, drift, hang, poise, float …   A Note on the Style of the synonym finder

  • Fly captain — A fly captain is known as the fly man in theaters in the US Canada. The fly man is in charge of a fly crew which operates a fly system in a theatrical production. Ordinarily a fly man will coordinate with the set designer to get flying scenery… …   Wikipedia

  • fly floor — noun a narrow raised platform at the side of a stage in a theater; stagehands can work the ropes controlling equipment in the flies • Syn: ↑fly gallery • Hypernyms: ↑platform * * * noun see fly gallery …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly rail — noun 1. : a bracket that turns out to support the hinged leaf of a table 2. : a railing above the fly gallery of a theatrical stage bearing cleats or pins by which ropes may be made fast * * * 1. Furniture. a horizontally swinging bracket for… …   Useful english dictionary

  • fly-floor — /ˈflaɪ flɔ/ (say fluy flaw) noun a gallery in a theatre running alongside the flies, where lines controlling the scenery, etc., are worked. Also, fly gallery /ˈflaɪ gæləri/ (say fluy galuhree) …   Australian English dictionary

  • Gallery (компания) — Gallery Тип ООО …   Википедия

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