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Meaning of CONNING TOWER

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
  1. [n]  a raised bridge on a submarine; often used for entering and exiting
  2. [n]  an armored pilothouse on a warship
 
 See Also: bridge, bridge deck, combat ship, pigboat, pilothouse, sub, submarine, U-boat, war vessel, warship, wheelhouse

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Con"ning tow"er\, n.
The shot-proof pilot house of a war vessel.

 

 

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