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Nautical Term:

phonetic alphabet (n)

Definition:

Words substituted for the letters of the alphabet in radio transmissions, so as to communicate more clearly. They are: alpha, bravo, charlie, delta, echo, foxtrot, golf, hotel, india, juliet, kilo, lima, mike, november, oboe, papa, quebec, romeo, sierra, tango, uniform, victor, whiskey, x-ray, yankee, zulu.

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