inshore
I. adjective Date: 1701 1. situated, living, or carried on near shore 2. moving toward shore <
an inshore current
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II. adverb Date: 1748 to or toward shore <
boats driven inshore by the storm
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New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Inshore — In shore , a. Being near or moving towards the shore; as, inshore fisheries; inshore currents. adv. Towards the shore; as, the boat was headed inshore. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Inshore — can mean: *(Of something at sea or on a big lake), near or towards the shore: see , e.g. inshore fisherman . *Or you may be looking for insure or ensure …   Wikipedia

  • inshore — [in′shôr΄, in shôr′] adv., adj. 1. in toward the shore 2. near the shore inshore of nearer than (something else) to the shore …   English World dictionary

  • inshore — (izg. inšȏr) prid. DEFINICIJA koji je smješten ili se odvija nedaleko od obale; priobalan, opr. offshore, v. off ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • inshore — ► ADJECTIVE 1) at sea but close to the shore. 2) operating at sea but near the coast. ► ADVERB ▪ towards or closer to the shore …   English terms dictionary

  • inshore — ADV: be ADV, ADV after v (The adverb is pronounced [[t]ɪ̱nʃɔ͟ː(r)[/t]]. The adjective is pronounced [[t]ɪ̱nʃɔː(r)[/t]].) If something is inshore, it is in the sea but quite close to the land. If something moves inshore, it moves from the sea… …   English dictionary

  • inshore — in|shore1 [ ın ʃɔr ] adjective only before noun relating to or used in the ocean near a coast: ships in inshore waters an inshore lifeboat inshore in|shore 2 [ ın ʃɔr ] adverb near or toward a coast from the direction of the ocean: The small boat …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • inshore — in|shore [ˌınˈʃo: US ˈʃo:r] adv near, towards, or to the shore ≠ ↑offshore ▪ The fishing boats usually stay close inshore. >inshore adj ▪ inshore waters …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • inshore — adverb near, towards, or to the shore: The fishing boats usually stay close inshore. inshore adjective: an inshore lifeboat …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • inshore — I UK [ˌɪnˈʃɔː(r)] / US [ɪnˈʃɔr] adjective [only before noun] relating to, or used in, the sea near a coast ships in inshore waters an inshore lifeboat II UK [ˌɪnˈʃɔː(r)] / US [ɪnˈʃɔr] adverb near or towards a coast from the direction of the sea… …   English dictionary

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