[ US /ˈɑnˌʃɔɹ/ ]
[ UK /ˈɒnʃɔː/ ]
  1. on or toward the land
    they were living onshore
  1. on the edge of the land
    an onshore lighthouse
  2. (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
    an inshore breeze
    an onshore gale
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How To Use onshore In A Sentence

  • As luck would have it the winds had been howling onshore for almost a solid week.
  • Production was cut at its rigs in the Gulf of Mexico and at onshore refineries such as Texas City, which was also the scene of a fatal fire in March.
  • No convincing reason has been given for treating onshore and offshore workers differently - often by the same company.
  • There are now almost 3,000 onshore wind turbines in the UK. Times, Sunday Times
  • A comparison of estimates of dip separation based on onshore geology and seismic data is presented later in the paper.
  • The measures could prompt companies to change their structures and move jobs out of tax havens: It may mean that a lot of activities are onshored again.
  • The afternoon thunderstorm has arrived, generated by strong onshore breezes at the end of a day of harsh tropical sunshine.
  • Tuesday the 17th is one mediocre day, without waves and with onshore wind, however in the after noon sets become visible underneath the slop.
  • A protest group drew first blood in the fight to win people's opinions when an energy company showed its onshore wind farm proposals for Bradwell.
  • Whether highly skilled service tasks are offshored or onshored in a specific country, with concomitant pressures on incomes, will depend on that country's comparative advantage.
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