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coast

 (kōst)
n.
1.
a. Land next to the sea; the seashore.
b. The water near this land: fish of the Atlantic coast.
c. Coast The Pacific coast of the United States.
2. A hill or other slope down which one may coast, as on a sled.
3. The act of sliding or coasting; slide.
4. Obsolete The frontier or border of a country.
v. coast·ed, coast·ing, coasts
v.intr.
1.
a. To slide down an incline through the effect of gravity.
b. To move without use of propelling power. See Synonyms at slide.
2. To act or move aimlessly or with little effort: coasted for a few weeks before applying for a job.
3. Nautical To sail near or along a coast.
v.tr. Nautical
To sail or move along the coast or border of.

[Middle English coste, from Old French, from Latin costa, side; see kost- in Indo-European roots.]

coast′al (kō′stəl) adj.

coast•al

(ˈkoʊs tl)

adj.
pertaining to or bordering on a coast.
[1880–85]
coast′al•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.coastal - of or relating to a coast; "coastal erosion"
2.coastal - located on or near or bordering on a coast; "coastal marshes"; "coastal waters"; "the Atlantic coastal plain"
inland - situated away from an area's coast or border
Translations
ساحِلي
pobřežní
kyst-
strand-
kıyıkıyısalsahil

coastal

[ˈkəʊstəl] ADJcostero
coastal defencesdefensas fpl costeras
coastal traffic (Naut) → cabotaje m

coastal

[ˈkəʊstəl] adjcôtier/ière

coastal

adjKüsten-; coastal trafficKüstenschifffahrt f

coastal

[ˈkəʊstl] adjcostiero/a

coast

(kəust) noun
the side or border of land next to the sea. The coast was very rocky.
verb
to travel downhill (in a vehicle, on a bicycle etc) without the use of any power such as the engine or pedalling. He coasted for two miles after the car ran out of petrol.
ˈcoastal adjective
of or near the coast. a coastal town.
ˈcoaster noun
1. a vessel that sails along near the coast.
2. a small mat for putting under a drinking-glass etc.
ˈcoastguard noun
a person or group of people, employed to watch the coast for smugglers, ships in distress etc.
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