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Wordnet 3.0

ADJECTIVE (2)

1. (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land;
- Example: "an inshore breeze"
- Example: "an onshore gale"
- Example: "sheltered from seaward winds"
[syn: inshore, onshore, seaward, shoreward]

2. close to a shore;
- Example: "inshore fisheries"


ADVERB (1)

1. toward the shore;
- Example: "we swam two miles inshore"


The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

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]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

inshore adv 1: toward the shore; "we swam two miles inshore" adj 1: (of winds) coming from the sea toward the land; "an inshore breeze"; "an onshore gale"; "sheltered from seaward winds" [syn: inshore, onshore, seaward, shoreward] [ant: offshore, seaward] 2: close to a shore; "inshore fisheries"