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nearshore

adjective near·shore \ˈnir-ˈshr, ˈnir-ˌ\

Definition of NEARSHORE

:  extending outward an indefinite but usually short distance from shore <nearshore sediments>

Examples of NEARSHORE

  1. <red tide had a particularly devastating effect on nearshore shellfisheries>

First Known Use of NEARSHORE

1896

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