from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. United States Senate
  • abbr. United States ship

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  • n. United States dollar (same day) (funds code)
  • United States Ship
  • United States Steel


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  • Squadron 192, embarked in USS Ticonderoga (CVA-14).

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  • Shortly after September 11, 2001, Governor of New York George E. Pataki wrote a letter to Secretary of the Navy Gordon England requesting that the Navy bestow the name USS New York on a surface warship involved in the War on Terror in honor of September 11's victims.

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  • Tom Stevens, a lawyer from Queens, learned about the event by way of a " Star Trek " /science-fiction " fan ship " on the internet called the USS Rebel Crusader, for which he serves as Commanding Officer.

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  • There was a fore and aft and on the wooden vessel known as the USS Recruit, there was a port and a starboard.

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  • The Black Hole tells the story of the research space vessel USS Palomino investigating a Black Hole in space, and while they're looking from afar they see that much, much closer, close to the point of no return than is deemed safe, is a ship, a lost ship called the USS Cygnus.

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  • We also know that the president has had the opportunity to call the USS Boxer, to speak to the captain himself as well as calling his wife and his family.

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  • This one, the Navy commissioned its newest warship called the USS New York.

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  • He then found out of course, this afternoon at around 4: 00 the president was able to call the USS Boxer to speak with Captain Phillips himself and he also spoke with his wife and his family.

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