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WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: an armored pilothouse on a warship
2: a raised bridge on a submarine; often used for entering and exiting

Merriam Webster's

noun Date: 1886 a raised structure on the deck of a submarine used especially formerly for navigation and attack direction

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. 1 the superstructure of a submarine from which steering, firing, etc., are directed on or near the surface, and which contains the periscope. 2 the armoured pilot-house of a warship. Etymology: con(4) + -ing(1)

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

Conning tower Con"ning tow"er, n. The shot-proof pilot house of a war vessel.



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