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on·shore

 (ŏn′shôr′, ôn′-)
adj.
1. Moving or directed toward the shore: an onshore wind.
2. Located on the shore: an onshore beacon; an onshore patrol.
adv.
Toward the shore: The wind shifted onshore.

onshore

(ˈɒnˈʃɔː)
adj, adv
1. (Nautical Terms) towards the land: an onshore gale.
2. on land; not at sea

on•shore

(ˈɒnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, ˈɔn-)

adv.
1. onto or in the direction of the shore from a body of water.
2. on land, esp. within the area adjoining a port; ashore.
adj.
3. moving or proceeding toward shore or onto land from a body of water: an onshore breeze.
4. located on or close to the shore.
5. done or taking place on land.
[1870–75]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.onshore - (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land; "an inshore breeze"; "an onshore gale"; "sheltered from seaward winds"
2.onshore - on the edge of the land; "an onshore lighthouse"
terrestrial - operating or living or growing on land
Adv.1.onshore - on or toward the land; "they were living onshore"
offshore - away from shore; away from land; "cruising three miles offshore"
Translations

onshore

[ˈɒnʃɔːʳ]
A. ADVtierra adentro
B. ADJ [breeze] → que sopla del mar hacia la tierra

onshore

[ˌɒnˈʃɔːr]
adj
[wind] → du large
[oilfield] → terrestre
adv [remain] → à terre

onshore

adjan Land; oilfield, jobauf dem Festland; onshore windSeewind m
adv (also on shore)an Land; (= on the mainland)auf dem Festland; blowlandwärts, küstenwärts

onshore

[ˈɒnˈʃɔːʳ] adj (wind) → di mare; (job) → a terra
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