from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adv. Close to a shore.
- adv. Toward or coming toward a shore.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. Close to (especially in sight of) a shore
- adj. Blowing from the sea to the land
- adv. Near the shore
- adv. Towards the shore
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- adj. Being near or moving towards the shore
- n. near the shore.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Near the shore; toward the shore; on the shore side: as, the ship lay, or was moving, inshore.
- Situated near the shore; relatively near to the shore; specifically, as applied to fishing or fisheries, situated within about five miles of the shore: opposed to offshore: as, inshore fishing.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
- adj. close to a shore
- adv. toward the shore
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