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)

Wiktionary

  1. costanoun

    A rib.

  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.

  3. Etymology: From costa (cognate with coast).

Webster Dictionary

  1. Costanoun

    a rib of an animal or a human being

  2. Costanoun

    a rib or vein of a leaf, especially the midrib

  3. Costanoun

    the anterior rib in the wing of an insect

  4. Costanoun

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

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

Entomology

  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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Anagrams for Costa »

  1. tacos

  2. ascot

  3. catso

  4. coast

  5. coats

  6. octas

  7. tacso

  8. tasco

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Numerology

  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. Costa Rica:

    Kate Andersen Brower's important to note that the first lady's visit to Costa Rica was the catalyst for finalizing the agreement.

  2. Geoffroy Avard:

    We would like to characterize how life reclaims this environment, a main hypothesis from our study is that life in Costa Rica Poás volcano is able to survive on the fringes during these extreme environments. So we'd love to sample not only the crater lake but the shore line, connected groundwater systems, and anywhere where life might be harbored nearby.

  3. 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.

  4. 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.

  5. Diana Becton:

    The mural completed last weekend was a peaceful and powerful way to communicate the importance of Black lives in Contra Costa County and the country.

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