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distress signal


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

  • n. An international signal used by a distressed ship or aircraft to request help, as by radio broadcasts, flags, or flares.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

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


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