Definitions for phonetic alphabet
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Random House Webster's College Dictionary
an alphabet containing a separate character for each distinguishable speech sound.
phonetic alphabet, sound alphabet(noun)
an alphabet of characters intended to represent specific sounds of speech
A writing system used for transcribing the sounds of human speech into writing.
A list of standard words used to identify letters.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms
A list of standard words used to identify letters in a message transmitted by radio or telephone. The following are the authorized words, listed in order, for each letter in the alphabet: ALFA, BRAVO, CHARLIE, DELTA, ECHO, FOXTROT, GOLF, HOTEL, INDIA, JULIETT, KILO, LIMA, MIKE, NOVEMBER, OSCAR, PAPA, QUEBEC, ROMEO, SIERRA, TANGO, UNIFORM, VICTOR, WHISKEY, X-RAY, YANKEE, and ZULU.
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