alongshore (adj.) 1779, from ALONG (Cf. along) + SHORE (Cf. shore) (n.).

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  • Alongshore — A*long shore , adv. Along the shore or coast. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • alongshore — [ə lôŋ′shôr′] adv. along the shore; near or beside the shore …   English World dictionary

  • alongshore — adverb or adjective Date: 1765 along the shore or coast < walked alongshore > < alongshore currents > …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • alongshore — parallel to or near the shoreline. Also called longshore …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • alongshore — /euh lawng shawr , shohr , euh long /, adv., adj. by or along the shore or coast. [1770 80; ALONG + SHORE1] * * * …   Universalium

  • alongshore — adjective At, along or on the shore or coast …   Wiktionary

  • alongshore — adv. along the shore or coast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • alongshore — adverb along or by the shore …   English new terms dictionary

  • alongshore — a•long•shore [[t]əˈlɔŋˈʃɔr, ˈʃoʊr, əˈlɒŋ [/t]] adv. adj. by or along the shore or coast • Etymology: 1770–80 …   From formal English to slang

  • alongshore — /əlɒŋˈʃɔ/ (say uhlong shaw) adverb by or along the shore or coast …   Australian English dictionary

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