conning tower

con·​ning tower | \ ˈkä-niŋ- How to pronounce conning tower (audio) \

Definition of conning tower

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

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1886, in the meaning defined above

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English Language Learners Definition of conning tower

: a raised structure on the deck of a submarine

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