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dis·tress call

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. distress signal, distress callnoun

    an internationally recognized signal sent out by a ship or plane indicating that help is needed

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of distress call in Chaldean Numerology is: 8

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of distress call in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

Examples of distress call in a Sentence

  1. Suffolk County police:

    This tug was in the back of the line when it sank, the other tugs continued without seeing them. They heard the distress call and headed back to assist in the search.

  2. Carsten Spohr:

    A distress call must be activated in the cockpit and only licensed pilots can do that.

  3. Flydubai CEO Ghaith Al Ghaith:

    We will have information about the circumstances of the incident and the black box in the future, and an investigation is being conducted in cooperation with the Russian authorities and we are waiting to see the results, there was no distress call (issued) from the pilot.

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