Webster's New World College Dictionary Copyright © 2010 by Wiley Publishing, Inc., Cleveland, Ohio.
an enclosed place as on the bridge of a ship, in which the helmsman stands while steering and from which the ship is usually conned
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The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
An enclosed area, usually on the bridge of a vessel, from which the vessel is controlled when under way. Also called wheelhouse.