[ship-tuh-shawr, -shohr]


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. Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

Examples from the Web for ship-to-shore

Historical Examples of ship-to-shore

  • 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