HyperDic: offshore

English > 3 senses of the word offshore:
ADVERBalloffshoreaway from shore
ADJECTIVEalloffshore, seaward(of winds) coming from the land
alloffshoreat some distance from the shore
offshore > pronunciation
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English > offshore: 3 senses > adjective 1
Meaning(of winds) coming from the land.
Example"offshore winds"
Oppositeinshore, onshore, shoreward(of winds) coming from the sea toward the land
English > offshore: 3 senses > adjective 2
MeaningAt some distance from the shore.
  • "offshore oil reserves"
  • "an offshore island"
BroadermarineRelating to or characteristic of or occurring on or in the sea
English > offshore: 3 senses > adverb 1
MeaningAway from shore; away from land.
Example"cruising three miles offshore"
OppositeonshoreOn or toward the land

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