Crossword clues for easterly
Longman Dictionary of Contemporary English
The Collaborative International Dictionary
Easterly \East"er*ly\, a.
Coming from the east; as, it was easterly wind.
Situated, directed, or moving toward the east; as, the easterly side of a lake; an easterly course or voyage.
Easterly \East"er*ly\, adv. Toward, or in the direction of, the east.
Douglas Harper's Etymology Dictionary
a. 1 Facing the east; directed towards the east. 2 Located towards the east. 3 Coming from the east. adv. 1 In an eastward direction or position; towards the east. 2 From the east. n. (context meteorology English) Any persistent wind from the east (usually applied to broad currents or belts of easterly winds).
adj. lying in or toward the east; "the east side of NY"; "eastern cities" [syn: eastern]
from the east; used especially of winds; "an east wind"; "the winds are easterly" [syn: eastern]
adv. from the east; "the winds blew easterly all night" [ant: westerly]
Usage examples of "easterly".
At dawn they saw two sails running down towards them from the Boca Chica on a fresh easterly breeze.
As they passed the western point of the island, and made their course easterly by a channel between rocky bulwarks opening Havre Gosselin, they suddenly saw a brig rounding the Eperquerie.
It was common wisdom in the Easterlies that the failure of Butterfly Day had come about in large part as a result of the treacherous connivance of the middle guilded of the Westerlies, who had diluted the Twelve Demands in cottony compromise and irrelevant talk about changing the calendar.
Chater valley the next morning, an easterly wind scattering meagre curtains of drizzle across the slopes of Launde Park.
I wad maybe be a wee thing fickled if an easterly haar came down on us, but still I think I micht smell my way in there in ony weather.
Owned by the French Crown before 1760 and mainly by British monarchs thereafter, the seven tiny trading locations had been leased in 18 3 0 by the HBC, which also rented the more easterly Seigniory of Mingan.
By the time Mulder and his team were on the road, Webber driving, a chill easterly wind had begun to coast down the road, sweeping leaves and brown pine needles in front of the car.
I will wait until the annulment is done and Easterly leaves once again.
Whatever the truth of the matter, the Ocean Switcher of that time made a decision and pegged the switching rail to favor the easterly car.
From the Gare du Nord it travels by special postal handcar around the circular railway line and is delivered to the first train traveling in an easterly direction.
Sumatra, the Palembang and Lampong territory, and continued his error in an easterly direction by giving to Java the name belonging to Sumbawa, and to Sumbawa that which belonged to Flores, leaving the two last islands nameless.
Lead, hit my smoke, and on pullout continue your easterly heading coming off target.
The sound of the bells, half musical, half ominous, was borne by the bise across the vineyards, for the easterly wind that brings fine weather was blowing over lake and forest, and seemed to drive before it thin sheets of moonlight that turned the whole world soft.
CHAPTER FIFTEEN An agitated fleece of cloud was stretched over the Chater valley the next morning, an easterly wind scattering meagre curtains of drizzle across the slopes of Launde Park.
The Chromolith , the Tolpandy , the Grand Easterly itself were quite whole.