from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- adj. Moving or directed toward the shore: an onshore wind.
- adj. Located on the shore: an onshore beacon; an onshore patrol.
- adv. Toward the shore: The wind shifted onshore.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- adj. moving from the sea towards the land
- adj. positioned on or near the shore
- adv. from the sea towards the land
- v. To relocate production, services or jobs to lower-cost locations in the same country.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- prep. on land; to the shore.
- adj. coming from the sea toward the land; -- of winds and weather. Opposed to
- adj. On the edge of the land; near the shoreline.
- n. See under On.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- Toward the land: as, the wind blew onshore.
- Being on or moving toward the land: as, an onshore wind.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- adj. (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
- adj. on the edge of the land
- adv. on or toward the land
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