nearshore

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adjective near·shore \ˈnir-ˈshȯr, ˈnir-ˌshȯr\

Definition of nearshore

  1. :  extending outward an indefinite but usually short distance from shore nearshore sediments

Examples of nearshore in a sentence

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

1896

First Known Use of nearshore

1896



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