offshore definition

  • adjective:
    • Moving or directed out of the coast: an offshore wind.
    • situated far away from shore: an offshore mooring; offshore oil-drilling systems.
    • situated or located in a foreign country and not susceptible to tax laws and regulations: offshore bank reports; offshore opportunities.
    • leaving the coast.
    • Located in the water away from the shore.
    • situated in a different country, specially one having advantageous tax rules.
    • Through the coast
    • found in the seas near the shore.
    • Operating or positioned in a foreign country.
    • at some distance from the coast
    • (of winds) from the land
  • adverb:
    • out of the coast: The storm relocated overseas.
    • well away through the coast: a boat moored offshore.
    • Away from the coast.
    • At some length from coast.
    • from shore; far from land
  • noun:
    • The relatively flat area of submerged land expanding seaward from beyond the spot where breakers form towards edge of the continental shelf.
  • verb:
    • to utilize foreign labour to replacement regional labour.
  • others:
    • From the coast; away from the coast: since, the wind had been blowing offshore.
    • At a distance from the coast.
    • Leading off or out of the coast.
    • owned by or carrying-on functions in that part of the water which can be off or well away through the shore, specially at a distance of more than three miles from the shore: opposed to inshore.

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