Definition of 'onshore'

See related content

French Translation of "onshore"
French Translation of "onshore"
Pronunciation Playlists
Pronunciation Playlists
Word of the day : hippogriff
Word of the day : hippogriff
Spanish Translation of "onshore"
Spanish Translation of "onshore"
NEW from Collins!
NEW from Collins!
Easy Learning English Grammar
Easy Learning English Grammar

Example sentences containing 'onshore'

These examples have been automatically selected and may contain sensitive content. Read more…
It is predicting that costs of solar and onshore wind will tumble by a quarter and 15 per cent over the period respectively. Times, Sunday Times (2016)That is why we need to examine our attitudes to onshore wind. Times, Sunday Times (2009)The deal meant the company could offer onshore and offshore engineering work for the first time. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Ministers will soon announce which firms have been granted onshore and offshore oil and gas licences. Times, Sunday Times (2014)It could also be time to take another look at offshore and onshore investment bonds. Times, Sunday Times (2016)It will double its capacity if it builds all the onshore wind farms that it has in planning. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Planning problems have held back British onshore wind farms. Times, Sunday Times (2009)He is a capable dealmaker, but he must now use these skills onshore and not offshore. Times, Sunday Times (2009)But unlike onshore bonds, offshore bonds are not subject to tax as they grow. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Kenya will take the lead in east Africa both onshore and offshore with the early exploitation of oil. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The Conservatives pledged last month to end subsidies for new onshore wind turbines if they win the next election. Times, Sunday Times (2014)He insisted that the target had not been abandoned as part of a deal to secure a more modest cut for onshore wind farm subsidies. Times, Sunday Times (2012)The amount of potential electricity from onshore wind farms that has been allowed to go untapped has more than doubled this year because the grid cannot cope. Times, Sunday Times (2013)ENGLAND is not windy enough to justify building more onshore turbines, the industry trade body has admitted. The Sun (2016)The intention is to reap a larger prize by forcing companies to bring more activity back onshore, swelling the haul from standard corporation tax. Times, Sunday Times (2015)Russia produces both oil and gas onshore, within the Arctic circle. Times, Sunday Times (2010)They come to land only to breed, but some onshore wind or some movement of the fish must have brought them close to the shore. Times, Sunday Times (2010)There are more than 5,000 onshore wind turbines in Britain. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The value of onshore oil and gas production in the UK is around 650 million. Times, Sunday Times (2012)There are now almost 3,000 onshore wind turbines in the UK. Times, Sunday Times (2011)In terms of some of the aspects of operation it's very similar to what goes on with onshore oil and gas, which people are comfortable with. Times, Sunday Times (2014)

Trends of 'onshore'

Used Occasionally. onshore is one of the 30000 most commonly used words in the Collins dictionary

View usage over:

Translations for 'onshore'

British English: onshore ADJECTIVE
Onshore means happening on or near land, rather than at sea.
...the company's biggest onshore oilfield.
  • American English: onshore
  • Brazilian Portuguese: do mar
  • Chinese: 在陆地上的
  • European Spanish: en tierra
  • French: à terre
  • German: an Land
  • Italian: in mare
  • Japanese: 陸上の
  • Korean: 내륙의
  • European Portuguese: do mar
  • Spanish: en tierra


Definition of onshore from the Collins English Dictionary
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
The moon is at the forefront of our minds as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Neil Armstrong’s ‘small step’ on 20th July, 1969. This month, we’ve been exploring lunar terminology, as well as looking at how the moon has woven itself into the fabric of our everyday language.
Read more
Study guides for every stage of your learning journey
Whether you're in search of a crossword puzzle, a detailed guide to tying knots, or tips on writing the perfect college essay, Harper Reference has you covered for all your study needs.
Read more
New collocations added to dictionary
Collocations are words that are often used together and are brilliant at providing natural sounding language for your speech and writing.
Read more
Collins Dictionaries for Schools
Our new online dictionaries for schools provide a safe and appropriate environment for children. And best of all it's ad free, so sign up now and start using at home or in the classroom.
Read more
Word lists
We have almost 200 lists of words from topics as varied as types of butterflies, jackets, currencies, vegetables and knots! Amaze your friends with your new-found knowledge!
Read more
Join the Collins community
All the latest wordy news, linguistic insights, offers and competitions every month.
Read more
13th edition of the Collins Dictionary out now!
Updated with all the very latest new words and senses, this new 13th edition is an unparalleled resource for word lovers, word gamers, and word geeks everywhere. #homeoflivingenglish
Read more
Create an account and sign in to access this FREE content
Register now or login in to access