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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A&W is the nation's second largest hamburger chain with more than 970 locations coast-to-coast.
United Airlines has announced that it has begun regular coast-to-coast service with its first Boeing 787-10 Dreamliner, the company said.
For example, some of the coast-to-coast flights will be serviced by its new and larger 787-10 Dreamliner jets beginning early next year.
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And to prepare, the youngsters braved treacherous mountain conditions on a Coast-to-Coast charity ride.
Michael was joined by fellow firefighters Claire Germaine, Seanie Bradley and Glen Pearson in their coast-to-coast mission to raise funds for the Irish Cancer Society.
The Burbage resident and managing director of Lovell Respond, will cycle from coast-to-coast and back again with his 18-year-old son Curtis.
MIDDLEHAM trainer Chris Thornton sets off this weekend on a coast-to-coast bike ride in aid of the Great North Air Ambulance Service.
STUDENTS at a Midland school have completed a coast-to-coast marathon across the entire width of the country in memory of a former classmate who died earlier this year.
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According to Bestfares.com, the low-cost carrier is forcing the major airlines to match fares starting from USD198-218 per roundtrip for coast-to-coast travel.
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