Origin of onshore
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It would support efforts to “onshore” production and leverage private capital to modernize transport and other public systems.
Wilmar, however, claimed that onshore turbines are less reliant on subsidies and more cost-effective than those built in the sea.Prince Philip’s Green Gaffe on ‘Useless’ Wind Farms|Tom Sykes|November 20, 2011|DAILY BEAST
Undoubtedly an onshore wind and a flood-tide bring sand into the lower reaches, for the men find it in the dredges.
"Watchin' out for evidence in a law case, probably," growled Cap'n Sproul, the fear of onshore artfulness ever with him.The Skipper and the Skipped|Holman Day
When we got on board the boat, we found that all the women had taken refuge in it, thinking that they had seen Indians onshore.Journal of a Voyage from Okkak, on the Coast of Labrador, to Ungava Bay, Westward of Cape Chudleigh|Benjamin Kohlmeister and George Kmoch
Onshore, we had the sail spread so as to shelter us against the wind and dew.The Memoirs of General W. T. Sherman, Complete|William T. Sherman
Many a time I had to clear off the land, so to speak, against an onshore gale with my barge and family.