coast definition

  • noun:
    • Land next to the sea; the seashore.
    • The Pacific coastline of US.
    • A hill or other slope down which one may shore, as on a sled.
    • The work of sliding or coasting; slide.
    • outdated The frontier or edge of a country.
    • The side of anything.
    • the surface range, limit, or border of a country; frontier border.
    • The seashore, or land near it.
    • A side; along side it.
    • the outside line, limitation, or border of a country; boundary; bound.
    • along side it, side, or margin regarding the land beside the ocean; the sea-shore.
    • The boundary-line formed by the water; the coast-line.
    • [Through the verb.] A slide on a sled down a snowy or icy incline: since, going on for a-coast.
    • the shore of a-sea or ocean
    • the act of moving smoothly along a surface while staying touching it
    • a slope down which sleds may coast
    • the region within view
  • verb-intransitive:
    • To slide down an incline through aftereffect of gravity.
    • to maneuver effectively and effortlessly. See Synonyms at fall.
    • to maneuver without further utilization of propelling energy.
    • to do something or move aimlessly or with little work: coasted for some months before you apply for a job.
    • Nautical To sail almost or along a coast.
    • To draw or hold almost; to approach.
    • To sail by or nearby the shore.
    • To sail from port to port in the same nation.
    • To slide down hill; to slip on a sled, upon snow or ice.
  • verb-transitive:
    • Nautical To sail or move over the shore or border of.
    • to-draw near to; to approach; maintain near, or because of the part of.
    • To sail by or near; to follow the coastline type of.
    • To perform along a coast or lake lender.
  • verb:
    • To glide along without including energy.
    • To sail along a coast
    • put on real human behavior, to create a small work, to keep doing some thing in a routine way. This implies not enough initiative and energy.
    • to-draw next to; to approach; maintain near, or because of the part of.
    • To sail by or near; to check out the shoreline of.
    • To perform along a-coast or river bank.
    • move effortlessly; by power of gravity
  • others:
    • To sail near a coast; sail along or nearby the coast, or in picture of land; follow the coast-line; seldom, to travel along, either on or nearby the shore.
    • To sail from port to port on a single coast.
    • For this reason Figuratively, to feel an individual's way cautiously; grope along.
    • To advance; continue; get.
    • To slide on a sled down a hill or an incline covered with snowfall or ice.
    • To descend a hill on a bicycle, the removal of your toes from pedals.
    • to attract products to lumberers' shanties.
    • To sail along or in close proximity to, as a coast, or across the shore of: as, to coast the shores of the Mediterranean; to coast an island.
    • to transport or perform along a coast or river-bank.
    • to-draw near to; method; hold near; realize.
    • To accost.
    • To glide along swiftly through the air with motionless wings, as a bird.
    • To loaf about from station-to-station.

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