longshore [lôŋ′shôr΄]
[aphetic for ALONGSHORE]
existing, occurring, working, etc. along the shore or waterfront

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  • longshore — 1) directed along the shore 2) existing on. frequenting, close to or parallel to the shore …   Dictionary of ichthyology

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