What does Costa mean?

Definitions for Costa
ˈkɒs tə, ˈkɔ stə; ˈkɒs ti, ˈkɔ stiCos·ta

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. costanoun

    a riblike part of a plant or animal (such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein of an insect wing)

  2. rib, costanoun

    any of the 12 pairs of curved arches of bone extending from the spine to or toward the sternum in humans (and similar bones in most vertebrates)


  1. costanoun

    A rib.

    Etymology: From costa (cognate with coast).

  2. costanoun

    A riblike part of a plant or animal, such as a middle rib of a leaf or a thickened vein or the margin of an insect wing.

    Etymology: From costa (cognate with coast).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Costanoun

    a rib of an animal or a human being

    Etymology: [L., rib. See Coast.]

  2. Costanoun

    a rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib

    Etymology: [L., rib. See Coast.]

  3. Costanoun

    the anterior rib in the wing of an insect

    Etymology: [L., rib. See Coast.]

  4. Costanoun

    one of the riblike longitudinal ridges on the exterior of many corals

    Etymology: [L., rib. See Coast.]


  1. Costa

    any elevated ridge that is rounded at its crest: the thickened anterior margin of any wing, but usually the primaries: in Comstock, the vein extending along the anterior margin of the wing from base to the point of junction with subcosta.

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  1. catso

  2. coats

  3. octas

  4. coast

  5. tacos

  6. ascot

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  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of Costa in Chaldean Numerology is: 9

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of Costa in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4

Examples of Costa in a Sentence

  1. Anibal Baca:

    We received information from (fellow) police services that these five Syrians left Greece and passed through Turkey, Brazil, Argentina and San Jose in Costa Rica before finally reaching Tegucigalpa, they are normal Syrians.

  2. Glen Plake:

    I found every personal item in that tent except Gregory Costa and Gregory Costa sleeping bag, i found Gregory Costa glasses, Gregory Costa gloves, my jacket Gregory Costa was using for a pillow...

  3. Manual Braga da Cruz:

    At this moment, the most plausible is that the president will appoint a government led by (Socialist leader Antonio) Costa, working on the assumption that there is agreement on the left, but the situation is fluid, unstable and could evolve.

  4. Klaus Spielkamp:

    It is not just Brazil anymore, we have seen sellers in Colombia, Costa Rica (and other countries).

  5. George Rose/Getty Images:

    I was in New York [in] my apartment, he was in a studio in Los Angeles with my producer Don Costa. I had introduced Sinatra to Don Costa. He said, ‘Kid, listen to this.’… He put the phone next to the speaker and he said, ‘Listen.’ And I heard the song for the first time over the phone from LA to New York.

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    feelings of great warmth and intensity
    • A. impounding
    • B. fervidness
    • C. mealie
    • D. instigation

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