Definition of ship-to-shore in English:


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  • From a ship to land: ship-to-shore phone calls
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    • Part of the DSC-equipped marine operator ship-to-shore system is operating, with work proceeding on the remainder.
    • So I guess even if there was a ship-to-shore phone, you couldn't call the brother in question to get your car…
    • As Marconi carried out his experiments in the mid 1890s, Capt Henry Jackson was following a parallel course in Britain, experimenting with ship-to-ship and ship-to-shore signals.


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  • A radiotelephone connecting a ship to land, or connecting a train or other vehicle to a control center.

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