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conn (plural conns)
- The duty of directing a ship, usually used with the verb to have or to take and accompanied by the article "the."
- The officer of the deck has the conn of the vessel; the captain took the conn when he reached the bridge.
- (transitive) To direct a ship; to superintend the steering of (a vessel); to watch the course of (a vessel) and direct the helmsman how to steer.
- The pilot conned the ship safely into the harbor.