conning towercon·ning tower
- a heavily armored pilothouse on a warship, for use in battle
- a low observation tower on a submarine, serving also as an entrance to the interior
Origin of conning towerpresent participle of conn
- A raised, enclosed observation post in a submarine, often being a means of entrance to the interior.
- The armored pilothouse of a warship.
Origin of conning towerFrom con 3
(plural conning towers)