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coastward

[kohst-werd] /ˈkoʊst wərd/
adverb
1.
Also, coastwards. toward the coast:
We left the sinking ship in lifeboats and rowed coastward.
adjective
2.
directed toward the coast:
a coastward migration.
Origin
1850-1855
1850-55; coast + -ward
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  • The coastward increase in transmissivity reflects an increase in the thickness of the aquifer in these areas.
  • They were glad to have access to more abundant plant and animal resources on the coastward edge of the desert.

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