a supporting post or beam with auxiliary members, especially one placed obliquely against the side of a building, a ship in drydock, or the like; prop; strut.
verb (used with object), shored, shoring.
to support by or as if by a shore or shores; prop (usually followed by up):
to shore up a roof; government subsidies to shore up falling corn prices.
the land along the edge of a sea, lake, or wide river related adjective littoral
land, as opposed to water (esp in the phrase on shore)
(as modifier): shore duty
(law) the tract of coastland lying between the ordinary marks of high and low water
(often pl) a country: his native shores
(transitive) to move or drag (a boat) onto a shore
a prop, post, or beam used to support a wall, building, ship in dry dock, etc
(transitive) often foll by up. to prop or make safe with or as if with a shore
(Austral & NZ) a past tense of shear
noun 1. a town in E Minnesota.
adverb 1. Also, shorewards. toward the shore or land. adjective 2. facing, moving, or tending toward the shore or land: a shoreward course. 3. coming from the shore, as a wind. noun 4. the direction toward the shore or away from the sea. adjective 1. near or facing the shore adverb 2. towards the shore
noun 1. a tufty aquatic perennial, Littorella uniflora, of the plantain family, that forms underwater mats but usually flowers only on muddy margins
noun 1. a number or system of shores for steadying or supporting a wall, a ship in drydock, etc. 2. the act of setting up shores. noun 1. a supporting post or beam with auxiliary members, especially one placed obliquely against the side of a building, a ship in drydock, or the like; prop; strut. […]