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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 coasting
 沿岸航行,沿岸貿易,海岸線

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coast v. i. [imp. & p. p. Coasted; p. pr. & vb. n. Coasting.]
 1. To draw or keep near; to approach. [Obs.]
 Anon she hears them chant it lustily,
 And all in haste she coasteth to the cry.   --Shak.
 2. To sail by or near the shore.
    The ancients coasted only in their navigation.   --Arbuthnot.
 3. To sail from port to port in the same country.
 4.  To slide down hill; to slide on a sled, upon snow or ice. [Local, U. S.]

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coast·ing a. Sailing along or near a coast, or running between ports along a coast.
 Coasting trade, trade carried on by water between neighboring ports of the same country, as distinguished from foreign trade or trade involving long voyages.
 Coasting vessel, a vessel employed in coasting; a coaster.

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Coast·ing, n.
 1. A sailing along a coast, or from port to port; a carrying on a coasting trade.
 2. Sliding down hill; sliding on a sled upon snow or ice. [Local, U. S.]