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Phonetic alphabet

phonetic alphabetAn alphabet that has an assigned name to each of the letters. For example, to say "computer" while using the phonetic alphabet you would say "Charlie-Oscar-Mike-Papa-Uniform-Tango-Echo-Romeo". Using the phonetic alphabet is extremely useful for computer support and anyone else on a phone call that needs to spell out what is being said or needs to be typed. Below is an example of the commonly used NATO phonetic alphabet.

A Alpha N November
B Bravo O Oscar
C Charlie P Papa
D Delta Q Quebec
E Echo R Romeo
F Foxtrot S Sierra
G Golf T Tango
H Hotel U Uniform
I India V Victor
J Juliet W Whiskey
K Kilo X X-ray
L Lima Y Yankee
M Mike Z Zulu