- operating between a ship and the shore: a ship-to-shore radio.
- from a ship to the shore: The message was sent ship-to-shore.
- a ship-to-shore radio.
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Examples from the Web for ship-to-shore
Bill was first aboard and went directly to the ship-to-shore radio.
They didn't talk much, and keenly felt the terrible frustration of their enforced silence on the ship-to-shore.
“Nearly all ship-to-shore radio telephone conversations are carried on in scrambled speech,” the Commodore replied.Saboteurs on the River
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