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ten-twenty

or 10-20

[ ten-twen-tee, ‐twuhn‐ ]
/ ˈtɛnˈtwɛn ti, ‐ˈtwʌn‐ /
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noun Slang.

location: My ten-twenty is State Street and Second Avenue.

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Origin of ten-twenty

Originally meaning “advise location” in ten code
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