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An enclosed area, usually on the bridge of a vessel, from which the vessel is controlled when under way. Also called wheelhouse.
n., pl. -hous•es (-ˌhaʊ zɪz)
an enclosed structure on the deck of a ship from which it can be navigated. Also called wheelhouse.
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|Noun||1.||pilothouse - an enclosed compartment from which a vessel can be navigated|
compartment - a partitioned section, chamber, or separate room within a larger enclosed area
conning tower - an armored pilothouse on a warship