Definitions for onshoreˈɒnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, ˈɔn-
Random House Webster's College Dictionary
on•shoreˈɒnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, ˈɔn-(adv.)
onto or in the direction of the shore from a body of water.
on land, esp. within the area adjoining a port; ashore.
(adj.)moving or proceeding toward shore or onto land from a body of water:
an onshore breeze.
located on or close to the shore.
done or taking place on land.
Origin of onshore:
inshore, onshore, seaward, shoreward(adj)
(of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
"an inshore breeze"; "an onshore gale"; "sheltered from seaward winds"
on the edge of the land
"an onshore lighthouse"
on or toward the land
"they were living onshore"
To relocate production, services or jobs to lower-cost locations in the same country.
from the sea towards the land
moving from the sea towards the land
positioned on or near the shore