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towerman

[tou-er-muh n] /ˈtaʊ ər mən/
noun, plural towermen.
1.
Railroads. a person who works in a switch tower and, by means of a signal box, directs the movement of trains.
2.
Aviation. an air-traffic controller.
Origin
1890-1895
1890-95, Americanism; tower1 + -man
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