from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adv. Toward the ocean.
- adj. Facing or leading toward the ocean.
- adj. Closer to the ocean than something else.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Directed to or toward the ocean: as, an ocean-ward view.
- In the direction of the ocean.
Makai, oceanward, waves thundered toward a rocky shoreline, sunlight sparking the curves of their backs.
The house looks oceanward; the wall is attached to its rear.
A quick glance oceanward showed that her elderly rescuers were paying no attention to her.
Closer by, the Elena flowed eastward, oceanward; barges plodded and boats danced upon it.
No gun broke the silence of the Sabbath morning, as the giant ship moved from the Admiralty, on the day following our visit to Point Pleasant, and silently furrowed her path oceanward on her return to Gibraltar.
The high interior of Greenland, about ten thousand feet in altitude, is thought to result largely from the accumulation of ages of snow and ice, only a part of which melts or moves oceanward to form glaciers.
It consisted of a strong piece of wood of nearly triangular section, the sharpest angle of which, being turned oceanward, was designed to cut the waves and cause them to break over it (Fig. 2).
The noble steamer Baltic plowed her way through the buffeting bosoms of the blue Atlantic oceanward.
Toward midnight, small clouds began to drift oceanward.
Beyond, where the beach swept oceanward, the old Moorish lighthouse pointed sombrely upward, and right and left glittered a choppy sea under a bright moon.
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