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Verb
/kōst/,
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coasts, plural;
  1. (of a person or vehicle) Move easily without using power
    • - the engines stopped, and the craft coasted along
  2. Act or make progress without making much effort
    • - he coasted to victory
  3. Slide down a snowy hill on a sled

  4. Sail along the coast, esp. in order to carry cargo
    • - a coasting schooner
Noun
  1. The part of the land near the sea; the edge of the land
    • - the west coast of Africa
    • - they sailed further up the coast
    • - the coast road
  2. The Pacific coast of North America

  3. A run or movement in or on a vehicle without the use of power


  1. seashore: the shore of a sea or ocean
  2. move effortlessly; by force of gravity
  3. a slope down which sleds may coast; "when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course"
  4. the area within view; "the coast is clear"
  5. slide: the act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it; "his slide didn't stop until the bottom of the hill"; "the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope"
  6. (coastal) of or relating to a coast; "coastal erosion"
  7. The coast is defined as where the land meets the sea. A precise line that can be called a coastline cannot be determined due to the dynamic nature of tides. The term "coastal zone" can be used instead, which is a spatial zone where interaction of the sea and land processes occurs. ...
  8. COAST is an English folk rock group, based in Southampton, UK. COAST is Paul Eastham (lead vocals, keyboards, guitar, accordion), Chris Barnes (percussion), Mark 'Mongo' Mongan (drums), Charlie Goodall (Lead Guitar) and Hamish Ferguson (bass).
  9. Coast were a brit-pop band from the mid-1990s.
  10. Coast is a New Zealand radio network owned by The Radio Network that plays middle of the road music with an emphasis on music from the fifties and sixties. ...
  11. Coast is a station on the Port Authority of Allegheny County's light rail network, located in the Beechview neighborhood of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. ...
  12. Coast is a brand name for a bar soap and body wash currently manufactured by the Dial Corporation . It was introduced by Procter and Gamble in 1974 and became nationally distributed in 1976. ...
  13. Coast is an English surname. Early spellings include Cost and Coste which suggest it may be an anglicisation of the French surname De Coste.
  14. The side or edge of something. [15th-18th c.]; The edge of the land where it meets the sea; the shoreline or oceanfront. [from 14th c.]; A region of land; a district or country. [14th-17th c.]; A region of the air or heavens. [14th-17th c. ...
  15. (Coastal) Adjacent to ocean shores.
  16. (Coastal) a species of cetacean that tends to
  17. (COASTING) A horse which is going easily or travelling without pressure in a race, usually in front.
  18. (coasting) A basic method of navigating by sailing close to land or along coasts during a voyage.
  19. (coasting) The intermittent practice of riding without moving the pedals and letting gravity or your momentum carry you along.
  20. (coasting) stopping the gonadotropins and continuing the Lupron in an ART patient in danger of hyperstimulation so the estrogen level may be allowed to fall into the acceptable range.
  21. Coasting is the term used to describe the movement of the car in a forward direction while the clutch remains fully depressed. This can happen if after changing gear, the clutch is not fully released. ...
  22. (Coasts) 1. The plain or gently inclined uniform surface.
  23. Computer Operations, Audit, and Security Technology - is a multiple project, multiple investigator laboratory in computer security research in the Computer Sciences Department at Purdue University. ...
  24. The region of land near the water.
  25. Cache on a stick. Coast modules are used to upgrade a motherboard's L2 cache and Tag memory on some socket 7 and older motherboards.