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flies

Insects with one pair of wings of the order Diptera . They include the MOSQUITOES, biting midges, biting blackflies, SANDFLIES, gadflies, blowflies, botflies, the Tse-tse fly and the common house fly Musca domestica .
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Het Toneelhuis has assumed that the chariot and pole system, traps, elevators, and fly loft mechanisms are obsolete for the needs of contemporary theatre practice.
The primary task was to design an 1,100-seat performance hall with full working fly loft and backstage amenities, including dressing rooms, makeup area, green room, rehearsal hall, receiving area and technical support facilities.
Managers believed their experience with knots and raising sails made them ideal for work in the fly loft, an area above the stage where scenery is raised and lowered.