What does Con mean in the Navy?
What is the full word for con?
What is conn abbreviation?
What is a Conn officer?
Five Levels Of DEFCON
A slang abbreviation for confidence, as in con man or con game. To con someone is to deceive or take advantage of a person through FRAUD or trickery after winning the person’s confidence. Con is also used as a slang abbreviation for convict, as in ex-con to mean someone previously incarcerated.
(nautical) To take over navigational duties on the bridge of a ship.
n. 1. the low observation tower of a submarine, constituting the main entrance to the interior.
When Captain Kirk says “Sulu – you have the Conn”, most people think that this means “You have the CONtrol or CONsole of the Bridge. In actual fact, “Conn,” is a naval term meaning the power to metaphorically steer the course of an endeavor or enterprise.
The conn, also spelled con, cun, conne, cond, conde, and cund, is the status of being in control of a ship’s movements while at sea.