Definition of 'coast'
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Many single birds are also present now in harbours along the south coast. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Early mist and low cloud may plague some southwestern coasts but should clear inland fairly readily. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Right along beach or coast road. Times, Sunday Times (2017)There are shops and restaurants within walking distance, and a pretty path winds along the coast to the port and more beaches. Times, Sunday Times (2016)Or, you can go out and come in again, once the coast is clear. Times, Sunday Times (2016)The existing free trade zone lies in the northeast of Antigua, close to the coast and airport. Times, Sunday Times (2016)As a result, they’ve been around and growing for more than 10 million years on the west coast. Smithsonian Mag (2017)They have been arriving in considerable numbers in recent days, mostly along the east coast, but are already spreading westward. Times, Sunday Times (2016)There are simply too many failing and coasting schools. Times, Sunday Times (2006)The lie of the land on the coast can be deceptive. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Performing the stunt so close to the coast may have contributed to any misjudgment over altitude. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He now spends his spare time sailing the west coast. Times, Sunday Times (2015)The coast line on this side of the bay softened as our journey progressed. THE LAST OF THE GENTLEMEN ADVENTURERS: Coming of Age in the Arctic (2004)The five bedrooms all have balconies with dazzling views of the sea and coast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)We simply had a week on the coast with close friends. Sir Alf: A Major Reappraisal of the Life and Times of England's Greatest Football Manager (2006)Do any lines run voyages along the coast? Times, Sunday Times (2013)The study found that the most common factor in such coasting schools was weak or inconsistent teaching. Times, Sunday Times (2011)From the north coast the land rises gradually to the highest parts of the island. Times, Sunday Times (2009)Homes on the coast may benefit from viewings when the sunset is at its most striking. Times, Sunday Times (2014)So the coast was clear for him. The Sun (2015)Crowds lined the coast to watch the three towers of flame light up the early morning sky. The Sun (2014)The dining room and an enormous terrace are elegant and with unbeatable sea and coast views. Times, Sunday Times (2008)Six tons of rock and earth from Svalbard to be towed round the southwest coast. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It can be found almost anywhere, from woodland to coast and urban areas. Times, Sunday Times (2013)The expedition that sailed for the coast of Malaga has not been successful. Times, Sunday Times (2007)Spain plans to build more than 20 plants on its parched southern coast in the next few years. Times, Sunday Times (2006)Staff hope to release him in the sea off the west coast of Africa to complete his migration next spring. Times, Sunday Times (2006)A game will be moved to the east coast for next season if it can be organised in time. Times, Sunday Times (2014)With no party coasting to victory, the manifesto launches are the best chance left in the diary to try to win over voters. Times, Sunday Times (2015)He went on to putt beautifully when coasting to victory at the Honda Classic. Times, Sunday Times (2013)
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Translations for 'coast'
British English: coast /kəʊst/ NOUN
The coast is an area of land next to the sea.
We stayed at a camp site on the coast.
- American English: coast
- Arabic: سَاحِل
- Brazilian Portuguese: litoral
- Chinese: 海岸
- Croatian: obala
- Czech: pobřeží
- Danish: kyst
- Dutch: kust
- European Spanish: costa
- Finnish: rannikko maantieteellinen
- French: côte mer
- German: Küste
- Greek: ακτή
- Italian: costa
- Japanese: 沿岸
- Korean: 해안
- Norwegian: kyst
- Polish: wybrzeże
- European Portuguese: litoral
- Romanian: coastă
- Russian: побережье
- Spanish: costa
- Swedish: kust
- Thai: ชายฝั่ง
- Turkish: kıyı
- Ukrainian: берег
- Vietnamese: bờ biển
British English: coast VERB
If a vehicle coasts somewhere, it continues to move there with the motor switched off, or without being pushed or pedalled.
I switched off the engine and coasted round the corner.
- American English: coast
- Brazilian Portuguese: ir em ponto morto
- Chinese: 惯性滑行车辆的
- European Spanish: ir en punto muerto
- French: rouler en roue libreN
- German: dahinrollen
- Italian: scendere a ruota libera
- Japanese: 惰性で進む
- Korean: 관성의 힘으로 달리다
- European Portuguese: ir em ponto morto
- Spanish: ir en punto muerto
Definition of coast from the Collins English Dictionary
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