What does Costa mean?

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

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. costa(noun)

    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, costa(noun)

    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. costa(Noun)

    A rib.

    Etymology: From costa (cognate with coast).

  2. costa(Noun)

    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. Costa(noun)

    a rib of an animal or a human being

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

  2. Costa(noun)

    a rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib

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

  3. Costa(noun)

    the anterior rib in the wing of an insect

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

  4. Costa(noun)

    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.

Anagrams for Costa »

  1. catso

  2. coats

  3. octas

  4. coast

  5. tacos

  6. ascot

How to pronounce Costa?

  1. Alex
    US English

How to say Costa in sign language?

  1. costa


  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. David Butowsky:

    President Nixon would go to a country with weak extradition laws like Colombia or Costa Rica and once the laws would change President Nixon would go to another country until President Nixon only option was Cuba.

  2. George May:

    Costa Coffee is highly calorific and lends Costa Coffee to being a really fantastic fuel, they burn about 20 % hotter and 20 % longer than wood logs do.

  3. One Rodeo resident:

    ALASKA WOMAN GETS 60 YEARS FOR SETTING COUCH ABLAZE WITH BOYFRIEND ON IT Contra Costa Fire Department spokesman Steve Hill said the tanks held varying amounts of ethanol. One tank alone contained around 167,000 gallons of the flammable substance. Approximately 200 firefighters were battling the blazes using foam on the flames and water to cool adjacent tanks to prevent them from catching fire. Officials closed Interstate 80, one of the busiest in the Bay Area at the peak of rush hour, causing major traffic jams.The California Highway Patrol said the closure was expected to last at least until midnight. CALIFORNIA LYFT DRIVER IS PULLED OVER SO POLICE CAN ARREST HER PASSENGER One Rodeo resident, One Rodeo resident, told The Associated Press he was sitting in bumper-to-bumper traffic trying to get home to his teenage son. His son had called him to say he heard a loud explosion. It literally rocked the house and then soon after, he heard what sounded like a jet plane.

  4. Fernando Ulrich:

    If Antonio Costa is named the next prime minister, I'm confident that he and the Socialist Party will have the required sense of responsibility to keep the country on a rigorous path and will guarantee the stability of the financial system.

  5. Ivan Oliva:

    We would like to thank Costa Rica for everything it has done for us, the help for children, the elderly and pregnant women; but we don't want to stay in Costa Rica. We want to go on toward the United States.

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    • A. assortment
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