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conning tower

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noun con·ning tower \ˈkä-niŋ-\

Simple Definition of conning tower

  • : a raised structure on the deck of a submarine

Source: Merriam-Webster's Learner's Dictionary

Full Definition of conning tower

  1. :  a raised structure on the deck of a submarine used especially formerly for navigation and attack direction

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1886

First Known Use of conning tower

1886


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