onshore

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adjective on·shore \ˈȯn-ˌshȯr, ˈän-\

Definition of onshore

  1. 1 :  coming or moving from the water toward or onto the shore <an onshore wind>

  2. 2a :  situated on or near the shore as distinguished from being in deep or open waterb :  situated on land

  3. 3 :  domestic 2 <onshore markets>

onshore

play \ˈȯn-ˈshȯr, ˈän-ˈshȯr\ adverb

1860

First Known Use of onshore

1860


ONSHORE Defined for English Language Learners

onshore

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adjective on·shore \ˈȯn-ˌshȯr, ˈän-\

Definition of onshore for English Language Learners

  • : moving from an ocean, lake, etc., toward land

  • : on land

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