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, in the meaning defined above

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conning tower

noun

English Language Learners Definition of conning tower

: a raised structure on the deck of a submarine

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