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waterward

[waw-ter-werd, wot-er-] /ˈwɔ tər wərd, ˈwɒt ər-/
adverb
1.
in the direction of water or a body of water.
Also, waterwards.
Origin
1175-1225
1175-1225; Middle English; see water, -ward
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  • The platform must extend perpendicular to one or both sides of the pier and must be located at the waterward end of the pier.
  • The area waterward of the line of extreme low tide is a shoreline of statewide significance.
  • Fire hazard is lower if conifers are planted on the waterward rather than the landward side of the house.

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