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adjective as in coastal

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The price of electricity from new onshore wind power plants fell 70 percent in the last decade.

It holds minority stakes in three Gulf of Mexico fields, as well as onshore fields in the Barnett shale basin in Texas and the Utica basin in Ohio.

Persistent onshore flow kept us in cloud cover today, holding temperatures a good 10 degrees cooler than on Saturday.

Meanwhile, the People’s Bank of China has not sought to weaken the renminbi even after large rallies for both the onshore and internationally traded versions of the currency.

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Well costs there would be among the highest anywhere onshore in the US.

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.

“If you go offshore it costs you twice as much as being onshore because you have to lay foundations in the sea,” he said.

"Watchin' out for evidence in a law case, probably," growled Cap'n Sproul, the fear of onshore artfulness ever with him.

The wind was directly onshore, and it was a fight to stand against it, let alone to haul such a heavy truck through the wet sand.

And, if coast stations are selected, either onshore or offshore winds should alone be included in one exercise.

The sea breeze is a wind from the ocean onshore, while the land breeze blows offshore.

In the afternoon there was a strong breeze, which, although fair, was rather too much onshore and raised a heavy sea.


On this page you'll find 4 synonyms, antonyms, and words related to onshore, such as: ashore, inshore, aground, and inland.

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