conning tower

noun con·ning tower \ ˈkä-niŋ- \

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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First Known Use of conning tower

1886


CONNING TOWER Defined for English Language Learners

conning tower

noun

Definition of conning tower for English Language Learners

  • : a raised structure on the deck of a submarine


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