International Code

noun

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: a marine code adopted by all the leading nations for holding communication at sea by means of 26 flags each standing for a different letter of the Roman alphabet and an additional triangular code flag or answering pennant which are hoisted in various combinations each of which represents according to the code a different word, phrase, or sentence

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“International Code.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/International%20Code. Accessed 14 Apr. 2021.

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