from coast to coast

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from 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 from 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 from 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 from coast to coast past all five defenders.
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As consumers from coast-to-coast prepare for the launch of the Sirius Satellite Radio service, JENSEN Mobile Electronics is offering a selection of Sirius Satellite Radio-enabled car audio equipment.
We are extending the enabling power of our optical network to our customers making high-speed access easy, and making it possible for customers to move large volumes of traffic from coast-to-coast by providing direct access on our all-optical network.
Rogers AT&T Wireless is committed to providing the best possible suite of next-generation wireless products and services in Canada to all of our customers from coast-to-coast," said Bob Berner, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, Rogers AT&T Wireless.
We basically have "point-and-click" ATM video communications from coast-to-coast - whenever we need it.
Working together as one company, our scope of services is expanding to meet the changing needs of financial institutions and consumers from coast-to-coast.
The system will use direct satellite-to-receiver broadcasting technology to provide listeners in their cars and at home with up to 100 channels of digital radio from coast-to-coast.
has its own modern, reliable, flexible network, including eight major switching centers from coast-to-coast.
Through our alliance, we will offer the best entertainment, news and information programming created by and for African-Americans from coast-to-coast.
XM plans to launch its satellites and begin providing up to 100 channels of digital audio service with crystal-clear sound from coast-to-coast in 2000.
Delivering bandwidths of ten million 8-bit characters per second and supporting up to 15 million simultaneous Internet sessions, the network can transmit the entire contents of the Library of Congress from coast-to-coast in less than ten minutes on a single fiber.
The travel agents' customers will now be able to enjoy Western Pacific's low fares from coast-to-coast with smooth connections through the modern Colorado Springs Airport.