Easterly meaning

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Situated toward the east.
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Coming or being from the east.

Easterly winds.

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A storm or wind coming from the east.
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In or toward the east.
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From the east, as a wind.
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A wind from the east.
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A wind, especially a prevailing wind, that blows from the east. The trade winds in tropical regions and the prevailing winds in the polar regions are easterlies.
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(meteorology) Any persistent wind from the east (usually applied to broad currents or belts of easterly winds).
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Facing the east; directed towards the east.

An easterly course or voyage.

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Located towards the east.

The easterly side of a lake.

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Coming from the east.

An easterly wind.

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In an eastward direction or position; towards the east.
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From the east.
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Origin of easterly

  • Probably from easter + -ly.

    From Wiktionary