coast-to-coast


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coast to coast

1. From one side of the country to the other. Typically refers to the United States, which is bordered by oceans in the East and West. I've never seen the Pacific Ocean before, thanks to growing up in Boston, so I'm excited to travel coast to coast this summer.
2. Throughout the entire country. Typically refers to the United States, which is bordered by oceans in the East and West. This is not an isolated issue—it's affecting people coast to coast.
3. slang In basketball, a term used to describe an offensive play in which a player travels from one end of the court to the other to score a basket. Boy, he is quick! He went coast to coast past all five defenders.
See also: coast

coast-to-coast

from the Atlantic to the Pacific Oceans (in the continental U.S.A.); all the land between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans (considered in either direction). My voice was once heard on a coast-to-coast radio broadcast. Our car made the coast-to-coast trip in eighty hours.
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Derek said: "I decided to do the Coast-to-Coast for the simple reason of providing a goal to help me get fit.
The coast-to-coast route was opened in 1994, running from Whitehaven on the coast of Cumbria to Sunderland.
The accident also prevented him from taking part in a Coast-to-Coast run across England last year with TV presenter Ben Shepherd.
Later this month, a team will be getting on their bikes to support the charity's three - day coast-to-coast challenge from Whitehaven to Sunderland.
Gill said that while it would be possible to establish coast-to-coast service from Burbank Airport, he doubts such flights would become the facility's ``primary product.
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