[in-shawr, -shohr] /ˈɪnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr/
close or closer to the .
lying near the ; operating or carried on close to the :
toward the :
They went closer inshore.
in or on the water, but close to the shore: inshore weather
towards the shore from the water: an inshore wind, we swam inshore
- In short supply
Less than is needed, lacking. For example, Skilled operators were in short supply, or The hotels are all full, and beds are in short supply. [ First half of 1900s ]
[in-rohd] /ˈɪnˌroʊd/ noun 1. a damaging or serious encroachment: inroads on our savings. 2. a sudden hostile or predatory incursion; raid; foray. /ˈɪnˌrəʊd/ noun 1. an invasion or hostile attack; raid or incursion 2. an encroachment or intrusion n. 1540s, “hostile incursion, raid, foray,” from in- (2) “in;” second element is road in the obsolete […]
[in-roh] /ˈɪn roʊ/ noun, plural inro. 1. a small lacquer box with compartments for medicines, cosmetics, etc., worn on the waist sash of the traditional Japanese costume. 1610s, from Japanese, from Chinese yin “seal” + lung “basket.”
[in-rig-er] /ˈɪnˌrɪg ər/ noun 1. a rowboat having oarlocks on the gunwales.