from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A raised, enclosed observation post in a submarine, often being a means of entrance to the interior.
- n. The armored pilothouse of a warship.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. The armoured control tower of an early iron warship from which the ship was navigated in battle
- n. A connecting structure between the bridge and pressure hull of a submarine; in larger, modern submarines it contains the captain's cabin and is known as the sail
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The shot-proof pilot house of a war vessel.
- the raised structure rising above the deck of a submarine.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. The low, dome-shaped, shot-proof pilot-house of a war-vessel, particularly an ironclad.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. an armored pilothouse on a warship
- n. a raised bridge on a submarine; often used for entering and exiting
From con3.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)