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control tower

noun
1.
a glass-enclosed, elevated structure for the visual observation and control of the air and ground traffic at an airport.
Also called tower.
Origin
1915-1920
1915-20
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control tower

noun
1.
a tower at an airport from which air traffic is controlled
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