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WHEELHOUSE

 Dictionary entry overview: What does wheelhouse mean? 

WHEELHOUSE (noun)
  The noun WHEELHOUSE has 1 sense:

1. an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated

  Familiarity information: WHEELHOUSE used as a noun is very rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


WHEELHOUSE (noun)


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Meaning:

An enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated

Classified under:

Nouns denoting man-made objects

Synonyms:

pilothouse; wheelhouse

Hypernyms ("wheelhouse" is a kind of...):

compartment (a partitioned section or separate room within a larger enclosed area)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "wheelhouse"):

conning tower (an armored pilothouse on a warship)

Holonyms ("wheelhouse" is a part of...):

bridge; bridge deck (an upper deck where a ship is steered and the captain stands)


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