Meaning of ship-to-shore

ship-to-shore

Pronunciation: (ship'tu-shôr', -shōr'), [key]
— adj.
  1. operating between a ship and the shore: a ship-to-shore radio.
—adv.
  1. from a ship to the shore: The message was sent ship-to-shore.
—n.
  1. a ship-to-shore radio.
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