onshore definition

  • adjective:
    • Moving or directed toward the shore: an onshore wind.
    • on the coast: an onshore beacon; an onshore patrol.
    • moving through the ocean to the land
    • added to or close to the coast
    • coming from the sea toward the land; -- of winds and climate. In opposition to overseas.
    • on edge of the land; near the shoreline.
    • (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
    • regarding the side of the land
  • adverb:
    • Toward the shore: The wind changed onshore.
    • from the ocean towards the land
    • on or toward the land
  • verb:
    • To relocate production, services or tasks to lower-cost areas in the same country.
  • preposition:
    • on land; to your shore.
  • noun:
    • See under On.
  • others:
    • Toward the land: as, the wind blew onshore.
    • Being on or going toward the land: as, an onshore wind.

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