One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
adverb & adjective
Toward the coast.
- ‘Dams and reservoirs, impoundments and intakes reduce the flow of freshwater coastward, increasing the salinity in the marshes, creeks, rivers and sounds that provide food and shelter for Georgia's multi-million dollar seafood industry.’
- ‘And then we started on our coastward march, not as we had pictured it, light-hearted and rejoicing, but tired and disappointed, and very sick at heart at this last crowning blow.’
- ‘The Tokaido highway in the Edo era was located about 500 m coastward from the Omori Shell Mounds, showing that the coastline has recessed from that in the Jomon period.’
- ‘Natural features such as the Shark River Slough form a major coastward conduit for freshwater and terrestrial materials that influence and contribute to marine sediments.’
- ‘With the exception of significant salary gains in Denver, the coastward migration of IT dollars continues’
- ‘By Monday, the latest day for which forecasts are available, the system will have grown in strength to head coastward hot on the heels of Cyclone Baaz.’
- ‘In general, the older rocks crop out farthest inland, and successively younger rocks are exposed coastward.’
- ‘It thus continues to turn toward the coast until it encounters the constraint of that solid boundary, where it builds up sufficient pressure head to oppose further coastward flow.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.