[on-shawr, -shohr, awn-] /ˈɒnˈʃɔr, -ˈʃoʊr, ˈɔn-/
onto or in the direction of the from a body of water:
a breeze blowing onshore.
in or a body of water, close to or parallel with the :
to sail a boat onshore.
land, especially within the area adjoining a port; ashore:
to land and shop onshore.
moving or proceeding toward or onto land from a body of water:
an onshore breeze.
located or close to the :
an onshore lighthouse; an onshore buoy.
done or taking place land:
onshore liberty for the crew.
towards the land: an onshore gale
on land; not at sea
/ˈɒnˌʃɔːrɪŋ/ noun 1. the practice of employing white-collar workers from abroad
[on-sahyd, awn-] /ˈɒnˈsaɪd, ˈɔn-/ adjective, adverb, Sports. 1. not offside; being within the prescribed line or area at the beginning of or during play or a play. /ˌɒnˈsaɪd/ adjective, adverb 1. (sport) (of a player) in a legal position, as when behind the ball or with a required number of opponents between oneself and the […]
noun, Football. 1. a kickoff deliberately kicked a short distance in an attempt by the kicking team to regain possession of the ball by recovering it after it has traveled forward the legally required distance of 10 yards, beyond the 50-yard line.
[on-sahyt, awn-] /ˈɒnˌsaɪt, ˈɔn-/ adjective 1. accomplished or located at the site of a particular activity or concern: on-site medical treatment for accident victims. adj. also onsite, 1959, from on + site. Originally in reference to Cold War military inspections.