silent service

noun

Definition of silent service

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

Examples of silent service in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Was that scene in which Kate called Rebecca to thank her for strong, silent service also another chance to show how far their once-fraught relationship has come? Dan Snierson, EW.com, 17 Mar. 2021 But Kraft did stew, always believing Slayton was fit for a mission — and more than deserving of it after his heroically silent service. Jeffrey Kluger, Time, 23 July 2019 Gamers can get a taste of the silent service October 31. Gordon Mah Ung, PCWorld, 18 Sep. 2018

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First Known Use of silent service

1904, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of silent service was in 1904

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“Silent service.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/silent%20service. Accessed 26 Jun. 2022.

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