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Noun: coast  kowst
  1. The shore of a sea or ocean
    - seashore, seacoast, sea-coast
     
  2. A slope down which sleds may coast
    "when it snowed they made a coast on the golf course"
     
  3. The area within view
    "the coast is clear"
     
  4. The act of moving smoothly along a surface while remaining in contact with it
    "the children lined up for a coast down the snowy slope";
    - slide, glide
Verb: coast  kowst
  1. Move easily forward without applying more power
     
  2. Succeed with little effort
     
  3. Continue life in a routine way, without new initiative or great effort

Derived forms: coasted, coasting, coasts

Type of: aspect, glide, incline, motion, move, movement, panorama, prospect, scene, shore, side, slope, view, vista

Encyclopedia: Coast