Associations to the word «Coastal»

Wiktionary

COASTAL, adjective. (geography) Relating to the coast; on or near the coast, as a coastal town, a coastal breeze
COASTAL MOTOR BOAT, noun. (nautical) a small warship used in the Royal Navy during the First World War that carried torpedoes, mines or depth charges.
COASTAL MOTOR BOATS, noun. Plural of coastal motor boat
COASTAL SQUEEZE, noun. A coastal settlement that is prevented from expanding due to the sea on one side and rural areas inland.
COASTAL SQUEEZE, noun. An environmental situation where the coastal margin is squeezed between the fixed landward boundary (artificial or otherwise) and the rising sea level.
COASTAL WATERS, noun. Synonym of territorial waters.

Dictionary definition

COASTAL, adjective. Of or relating to a coast; "coastal erosion".
COASTAL, adjective. Located on or near or bordering on a coast; "coastal marshes"; "coastal waters"; "the Atlantic coastal plain".

Wise words

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