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ship-to-shore

[ship-tuh-shawr, -shohr]
adjective
  1. operating between a ship and the shore: a ship-to-shore radio.
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adverb
  1. from a ship to the shore: The message was sent ship-to-shore.
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noun
  1. a ship-to-shore radio.
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Examples from the Web for ship-to-shore

Historical Examples

  • 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