communications code word

Al·​fa ˈal-fə How to pronounce Alfa (audio)
used as a code word for the letter a

Word History

First Known Use

1952, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Alfa was in 1952

Dictionary Entries Near Alfa

Cite this Entry

“Alfa.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 23 Jun. 2024.

Medical Definition


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