PORTS


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AcronymDefinition
PORTSPhysical Oceanographic Real-Time System (National Ocean Service)
PORTSPreliminary Operations Requirements Test Support (NASA)
PORTSPort Characteristics File
PORTSPortable Imagery Telecommunications System
PORTSPortable Oxygen Regulator Test Set
PORTSPortable Training System
PORTSPOCC Operations Real-Time Support
PORTSPortable Electronic Threat Simulator (FEWSG)
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In the afternoon, putting into the most convenient ports of the island, we came to anchor; very much to the amazement and terror of the inhabitants, who were not used to see any Portuguese ships upon their coasts, and were therefore under a great consternation at finding them even in their ports.
In short, not to fill up this part of my story with trifles when what is to come is so remarkable, I spent, from first to last, six years in this country, trading from port to port, backward and forward, and with very good success, and was now the last year with my new partner, going in the ship above mentioned, on a voyage to China, but designing first to go to Siam to buy rice.
The Russians have always a ship of war upon this station, and have already encroached upon the Californian boundaries, by taking possession of the port of Bondago, and fortifying it with several guns.
I have just placed an embargo on all vessels at present in his Majesty's ports, and without particular permission, not one dare life an anchor.
In a moment I was up on deck to see an enemy submarine about two hundred yards off our port bow.
He received them like a man who knows that nothing is being offered that does not belong to him, and then said he would go and walk upon the port till supper was ready.
Nor has Patagonia been affected only by upward movements: the extinct tertiary shells from Port St.
Peggotty pointed to a certain paragraph in the newspaper, where I read aloud as follows, from the Port Middlebay Times:
On reaching our port I there learnt, for the first time, the reason these passengers had for seizing their opportunity of escaping from the ship.
At the second call the light of the port was obscured apparently by a head that piped down in a thin squeak.
The Departure is not the ship's going away from her port any more than the Landfall can be looked upon as the synonym of arrival.
No, my lord; he said you had engaged to pay seventy pounds if I landed you safe and sound at Boulogne or any other port you choose in France.