Definitions for onshoreˈɒnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, ˈɔn-

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  1. inshore, onshore, seaward, shoreward(adj)

    (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land

    "an inshore breeze"; "an onshore gale"; "sheltered from seaward winds"

  2. onshore(adverb)

    on the edge of the land

    "an onshore lighthouse"

  3. onshore(adverb)

    on or toward the land

    "they were living onshore"

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  1. onshore(Verb)

    To relocate production, services or jobs to lower-cost locations in the same country.

  2. onshore(Adverb)

    from the sea towards the land

  3. onshore(Adjective)

    moving from the sea towards the land

  4. onshore(Adjective)

    positioned on or near the shore

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  1. Onshore

    Onshore, when used relative to hydrocarbons, refers to an oil, natural gas or condensate field that is under dry land or to activities or operations carried out in relation to such a field.

Anagrams of onshore »

  1. heroons, noshore


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