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  • 1 Coast FM — may refer to: Heart North Wales Coast, commercial radio station in North Wales Coast FM Tasmania, community radio station in Tasmania, Australia Coast FM (Tenerife), radio station in Tenerife, Canary Islands Coast FM (Warrnambool), Australian… …

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  • 2 Coast — (k[=o]st), n. [OF. coste, F. c[^o]te, rib, hill, shore, coast, L. costa rib, side. Cf. {Accost}, v. t., {Cutlet}.] 1. The side of a thing. [Obs.] Sir I. Newton. [1913 Webster] 2. The exterior line, limit, or border of a country; frontier border.… …

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  • 3 coast — UK US /kəʊst/ noun [C] ► the land next to or close to the sea: »The oil spill happened just off the Spanish coast. the east/west coast »He grew up on the west coast, in California. ● coast to coast Cf. coast to coast …

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  • 4 coast — coast; coast·al; coast·er; coast·ing; coast·ways; coast·ward; coast·wise; coast·al·ly; …

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  • 5 coast — [kōst] n. [ME coste, coast < OFr, a rib, hill, shore, coast < L costa, a rib, side] 1. land alongside the sea; seashore 2. Obs. frontier; borderland ☆ 3. [< CdnFr, hillside, slope] an incline down which a slide is taken ☆ 4. a slide or… …

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  • 6 COAST — steht für: Cache on a stick, ein kleines Modul mit Speicherbausteinen Cambridge Optical Aperture Synthesis Telescope, ein astronomisches Interferometer in Cambridgeshire, England Coast bezeichnet: Coast (Kenia), eine kenianische Provinz Coast Air …

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  • 7 Coast — Coast, v. t. 1. To draw near to; to approach; to keep near, or by the side of. [Obs.] Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] 2. To sail by or near; to follow the coast line of. [1913 Webster] Nearchus, . . . not knowing the compass, was fain to coast that shore …

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  • 8 coast — (n.) margin of the land, early 14c.; earlier rib as a part of the body (early 12c.), from O.Fr. coste rib, side, flank; slope, incline; later coast, shore (12c., Mod.Fr. côte), from L. costa a rib, perhaps related to a root word for bone (Cf. O.C …

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  • 9 Coast — (k[=o]st), v. i. [imp. & p. p. {Coasted}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Coasting}.] [OE. costien, costeien, costen, OF. costier, costoier, F. c[^o]toyer, fr. Of. coste coast, F. c[^o]te. See {Coast}, n.] 1. To draw or keep near; to approach. [Obs.] [1913… …

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  • 10 Coast — Coast …

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  • 11 coast — ► NOUN 1) land adjoining or near the sea. 2) the easy movement of a vehicle without the use of power. ► VERB 1) move easily without using power. 2) act or make progress without making much effort: United coasted to victory. 3) sail along the… …

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  • 12 coast´al|ly — coast|al «KOHS tuhl», adjective. of the coast; near or along a coast: »The beacon is an aid to coastal shipping. –coast´al|ly, adverb …

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  • 13 coast|al — «KOHS tuhl», adjective. of the coast; near or along a coast: »The beacon is an aid to coastal shipping. –coast´al|ly, adverb …

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  • 14 coast|er — «KOHS tuhr», noun. 1. a small dish or mat for holding a glass or bottle. A coaster protects surfaces of furniture from moisture. 2. a little tray or stand, sometimes on wheels, on which a glass or bottle is passed around a dining table. 3. a… …

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  • 15 COAST —   [Abk. für Cache on a Stick, dt. »Zwischenspeicher auf einem Riegel«] der, von Intel im Jahre 1995 vorgestelltes Speichermodul, das einen PC mit Prozessor Cache aufrüstet bzw. den Prozessor Cache erweitert. Der COAST basiert auf einer kleinen… …

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  • 16 coast — n *shore, strand, beach, bank, foreshore, littoral coast vb toboggan, *slide, glide, slip, skid, glissade, slither …

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  • 17 coast — [n] border by water bank, beach, coastline, littoral, margin, seaboard, seacoast, seashore, seaside, shore, shoreline, strand; concepts 509,514 coast [v] glide along without much effort cruise, drift, float, freewheel, get by*, ride on current,… …

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  • 18 Coast — For other uses, see Coast (disambiguation). A coastline or seashore is the area where land meets the sea or ocean.[1] A precise line that can be called a coastline cannot be determined due to the dynamic nature of tides. The term coastal zone can …

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  • 19 coast — 01. Living on the [coast], we can buy lots of fresh fish. 02. The hiking trail follows the [coast] for about 20 miles. 03. The Titanic sank off the [coast] of Newfoundland after hitting an iceberg. 04. Parts of the west [coast] of Oregon are… …

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  • 20 coast — /kohst/, n. 1. the land next to the sea; seashore: the rocky coast of Maine. 2. the region adjoining it: They live on the coast, a few miles from the sea. 3. a hill or slope down which one may slide on a sled. 4. a slide or ride down a hill or… …

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