offing definition

  • noun:
    • The the main ocean noticeable from coast this is certainly extremely remote or beyond anchoring surface.
    • The area of ocean where a ship can be seen in length from land, excluding the parts nearest the shore, and beyond the anchoring ground.
    • the length that a ship at sea keeps from land, often as a result of navigational dangers, fog along with other risks; a posture at a distance from coast.
    • The foreseeable future. Chiefly in expression in the pipeline.
    • That part of the ocean at a distance from the shore, or in which discover deep water and no need of a pilot; also, length from shore
    • That the main available visible sea which remote from shore, beyond the anchoring-ground, or beyond the mid-line amongst the shore plus the horizon.
    • the near or foreseeable future
    • the an element of the sea which can be seen through the shore and is beyond the anchoring area
  • idiom:
    • in the pipeline into the near or immediate future; shortly to come: with examinations completed and graduation planned.
    • planned Nearby; accessible.
  • verb:
    • Present participle of down.

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