What does onshore mean?

Definitions for onshoreˈɒnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, ˈɔn-

Here are all the possible meanings and translations of the word onshore.

Princeton's WordNet

  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"


  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


  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.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Onshore

    on′shōr, adj. toward the land.

Anagrams for onshore »

  1. heroons, noshore


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of onshore in Chaldean Numerology is: 7

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of onshore in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Sample Sentences & Example Usage

  1. Greg Sullivan:

    It’s so much more expensive than regular onshore turbines. It’s far more expensive than regular electricity.

  2. Masahiro Murayama:

    We plan to propose a new plan based on using an onshore facility after conducting research on an onshore facility.

  3. Amber Rudd:

    No more onshore wind farm subsidies and no more onshore wind farms without local community support, i've put a rocket under the team to get it done.

  4. Masahiro Murayama:

    Our main aim is to take shape the project soon, we plan to propose a new plan based on using an onshore facility after conducting research on an onshore facility.

  5. Michael Evans:

    There's severe pressure for them to cut capex on the onshore business. Once they come clean with that, the market will be in a better position to assess its value.

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