Noun(1) a wind from the east
Adjective(1) lying in or toward the east(2) from the east; used especially of winds
Adverb(1) from the east
(1) At all times, a west wind is best, though an easterly can be useful if it's not too fresh.(2) Next day the weather worsened and an easterly gale finished the job.(3) This is the most easterly of the 26,000 ft-plus Himalayan range, and until 1852 was assumed to be the highest mountain in the world.(4) There are plenty of boat-diving opportunities that don't involve going too deep, though this can be spoilt by a strong easterly .(5) The island of Puerto Rico (formerly Porto Rico) is the most easterly of the Greater Antilles group of the West Indies island chain.(6) Ithaki, the most easterly of the modern group, faces the dawn, and is hilly.(7) It was James Cook who gave Cape Byron - the most easterly tip of Australia - its name, in 1770.(8) Easterly winds bring us this extreme cold and, unlike a northerly wind, the easterly wind only has a short distance to travel over the warming sea.(9) The North easterly persisted for about 8 days, keeping temperatures very low but we put up three bivvies which gave us protection from the conditions.(10) Lisa was in good form, looking forward to a weekend away in a caravan in Ballyhalbert, the most easterly village in Ireland.(11) The US 1st Marine Expeditionary Force peeled off across the Tigris on a more easterly route towards the Iraqi capital.(12) The fierce easterly wind blowing out of the Straits of Gibraltar kept them waiting like a courtier at the king's gate.(13) It turned north for some distance, then curved right around to flow back south, before finally returning to its usual easterly course towards the Great River.(14) The crews set off in a moderate south easterly breeze and coast in the Kalbarri region is set for a fine weekend.(15) Once the kayakers had rounded the peninsular, they were protected from the seasonal north easterly .(16) What you perhaps don't know is that nestled away on the eighth floor, sporting a prime easterly view of the city, is the studio/loft of Colin and Maclean.
(1) easterly :: oostelike
1. eastern ::
Different Formseasterlies, easterly
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