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Related to onshore: Onshore Wind
1. Moving or directed toward the shore: an onshore wind.
2. Located on the shore: an onshore beacon; an onshore patrol.
Toward the shore: The wind shifted onshore.
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1. (Nautical Terms) towards the land: an onshore gale.
2. on land; not at sea
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on•shore(ˈɒnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, ˈɔn-)
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.
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|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"
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