ship-to-shore

[ ship-tuh-shawr, -shohr ]
/ ˈʃɪp təˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr /

adjective

operating between a ship and the shore: a ship-to-shore radio.

adverb

from a ship to the shore: The message was sent ship-to-shore.

noun

a ship-to-shore radio.
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Examples from the Web for ship-to-shore

  • 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
  • Bill was first aboard and went directly to the ship-to-shore radio.

    The Day of the Dog|Anderson Horne