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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Most participants take on the Coast to Coast challenge over two days and camp overnight at Fort Augustus, but if you're a total Viking, you can power through and attempt to slay the course in just one day.
Arcis Golf is an operator of public and private golf clubs in the United States with a current portfolio of 65 properties in 14 states from coast to coast. Arcis Golf is supported by Arcis Equity Partners, LLC, a private-equity firm dedicated to making equity and debt investments in the real estate and leisure sectors.
It already has a branch in Northampton which was used as a pilot site to determine the potential for other conversions of Coast to Coast sites across the UK after the company suffered poor sales performance.
Coast to Coast, which runs until June 30, features two pieces each by 14 print-makers from Dumfries and Galloway's Upland Arts Development CIC and the same number from the Icelandic Printmakers' Association (IPA).
The last time Bell hosted an edition of "Coast to Coast AM" was in the year 2010.
Thales will leverage its Canadian expertise in project management, systems engineering and integrated logistics support to lead the development of a new Canadian supply chain that will offer comprehensive in-service support for all systems and equipment of these fleets over their operational lifetime, ensuring they are mission-ready, on time, every time, from coast to coast to coast.
WASHINGTON, Aug 21 (KUNA) -- Americans from coast to coast were set on Monday to experience a historic total eclipse of the sun in 14 US states, visible along a path 4,200 kilometers long and 96 to 113 kilometers wide.
This initiative is made possible by the Community Fund for Canada's 150th, a collaboration between the Edmonton Community Foundation, the Government of Canada, and extraordinary leaders from coast to coast to coast.
A CAMPAIGN has been launched to make the 190-mile Coast to Coast Walk a National Trail.
The event was set up to mark the end of the first year of the new Desmond Family Coast to Coast Canoe Trail project and was hosted by the Canal & River Trust, the charity which cares for the canal.
US-based insurer Assurant, Inc.'s (NYSE: AIZ) Assurant Solutions business segment has acquired Canadian auto service contract company Coast To Coast Dealer Services, Inc., Assurant said.
American restaurant chain Coast to Coast and cult burger brand Five Guys have both signed deals to open venues at the Gateshead shopping centre.
Lucy Monro, who died while taking part in the UAE Coast to Coast Challenge
Martin Kay and Jonny Connop rode across mountains and gruelling terrain in the baking heat during the coast to coast ride across America.
A CONSERVATIONIST has raised PS23,000 for charity by travelling 215 miles from coast to coast in a wheelchair.