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ship-to-shore

[ship-tuh-shawr, -shohr] /ˈʃɪp təˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr/
adjective
1.
operating between a ship and the shore:
a ship-to-shore radio.
adverb
2.
from a ship to the shore:
The message was sent ship-to-shore.
noun
3.
a ship-to-shore radio.
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  • Bill was first aboard and went directly to the ship-to-shore radio.

    The Day of the Dog Anderson Horne
  • They didn't talk much, and keenly felt the terrible frustration of their enforced silence on the ship-to-shore.

    The Day of the Dog Anderson Horne
  • “Nearly all ship-to-shore radio telephone conversations are carried on in scrambled speech,” the Commodore replied.

    Saboteurs on the River Mildred A. Wirt

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