silent service


Definition of silent service

1 : navy used with the
2 : the submarine service used with the

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Gamers can get a taste of the silent service October 31. Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld, "World of Warships dives deep for new players, adding submarines to popular naval combat game," 18 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of silent service

circa 1929, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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