What does CW mean in Military?

This page is about the meanings of the acronym/abbreviation/shorthand CW in the Governmental field in general and in the Military terminology in particular.

Code Word

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What does CW mean?

Code word
In communication, a code word is an element of a standardized code or protocol. Each code word is assembled in accordance with the specific rules of the code and assigned a unique meaning. Code words are typically used for reasons of reliability, clarity, brevity, or secrecy.

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