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Coastal — Coast al, a. Of or pertaining to a coast. [1913 Webster] … The Collaborative International Dictionary of English
coastal — index littoral Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
coastal — 1883, from COAST (Cf. coast) + AL (Cf. al) (1). The proper Latin form COSTAL (Cf. costal) is used only of ribs … Etymology dictionary
coastal — [adj] bordering the water along a coast, littoral, marginal, marshy, riverine, seaside, skirting; concept 583 … New thesaurus
coastal — [kōs′təl] adj. of, at, near, or along a coast … English World dictionary
coastal — adjective 1. of or relating to a coast (Freq. 1) coastal erosion • Pertains to noun: ↑coast • Derivationally related forms: ↑coast 2. located on or near or bordering on a coast (Freq. 1) … Useful english dictionary
coastal — [[t]ko͟ʊst(ə)l[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Coastal is used to refer to things that are in the sea or on the land near a coast. Local radio stations serving coastal areas often broadcast forecasts for yachtsmen... The fish are on sale from our own coastal… … English dictionary
coastal — adjective /ˈkəʊstəl,ˈkoʊstəl/ relating to the coast; on or near the coast, as a coastal town, a coastal breeze … Wiktionary
coastal — coast|al [ˈkəustl US ˈkoustl] adj [only before noun] in the sea or on the land near the coast ▪ the coastal waters of Britain ▪ the coastal path … Dictionary of contemporary English
coastal — coast|al [ koustl ] adjective usually before noun ** on land beside an ocean: coastal areas/towns/roads a. in the ocean near to land: coastal waters … Usage of the words and phrases in modern English