easterly definition

  • adjective:
    • Situated toward the east.
    • Coming or being from east: easterly winds.
    • dealing with the eastern; directed towards eastern.
    • Located to the eastern.
    • from the eastern.
    • from the east.
    • Situated, directed, or going toward the east
    • lying-in or toward the east
    • from the eastern; used especially of winds
  • noun:
    • A storm or wind coming from the eastern.
    • Any persistent wind from east (usually placed on wide currents or belts of easterly winds).
    • a wind from the east
  • adverb:
    • In an eastward path or place; to the eastern.
    • from east.
    • Toward, or perhaps in the direction of, the eastern.
    • from the eastern
  • others:
    • Moving or directed eastward: as, an easterly existing; an easterly training course.
    • Situated toward the east: as, the easterly side of a lake.
    • searching toward the east: because, an easterly exposure.
    • Coming from the east: as, an easterly wind; an easterly rain.
    • regarding eastern; toward east.

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