offshore offshore  /ˈɔf ˈʃɔr/

Definition(s):

  1. (adj) (of winds) coming from the land
  2. (adj) at some distance from the shore
  3. (adv) away from shore; away from land

Antonyms(s)

Usage(s):

  1. That's not to say offshore drilling should be off limits.
  2. President Bush and John McCain have both called for lifting a ban on offshore drilling.
  3. Looking to neutralize a key Republican campaign issue, the House majority passes legislation allowing offshore drilling.

News

  1. Offshore Rodeo & Reggae Party reels $40K for charity

    The inaugural Offshore Rodeo & Reggae Party made a big splash in Southwest Florida the first weekend of June.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Naples Daily News

  2. Offshore wind power plan still tied up in politics

    Artist's rendering of offshore hub for wind energy transmission grid.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Delaware Coast Press

  3. Offshore Structural Designers (PDMS)

    • Need 3 Sr. Structural Designers with Offshore experience. • Proficiency in PDMS is required; • 3D modeling and 2D Drawing extraction a must. • Offshore and Onshore Field Trips may be required.
    on June 19, 2013     Source: Rigzone

Quotes

  1. "That means building a new generation of safe, clean nuclear power plants in this country. It means making tough decisions about opening new offshore areas for oil and gas development. It means continued investment in advanced biofuels and clean...
    on Jan 27, 2010 By: Barack Obama Source: The Guardian (blog)

  2. "As president he will stand up to the high tax crowd in Congress ...... and lift the ban for drilling on America's offshore oil," Bush added.
    on Sep 2, 2008 By: President Bush Source: guardian.co.uk

  3. "While command and control of on-water resources has improved, it must get much better, and the amount of resources to attack the oil offshore must be greatly increased," Mr. Barbour said in an e-mailed statement.
    on Jun 27, 2010 By: Haley Barbour Source: New York Times

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