[ US /ˈistɝɫi/ ]
[ UK /ˈiːstəli/ ]
[ UK /ˈiːstəli/ ]
lying in or toward the east
the east side of New York
from the east; used especially of winds
an eastern wind
the winds are easterly
from the east
the winds blew easterly all night
- a wind from the east
How To Use easterly In A Sentence
- Current conditions out of the airport, the very last hour, reporting north-northeasterly winds at 40 miles an hour with gusts to 73 miles an hour. CNN Transcript - Breaking News: Singapore Airlines 747 Crashes in Taiwan; No Fatalities Reported - October 31, 2000
- There was indeed a ship headed in the direction of Dolphin which was still on her southeasterly tack while Indefatigable was now headed northwest.
- With a very strong easterly wind continuing to blow across the province fishing operations were very much restricted.
- They were heading in a south-easterly direction from New Orleans, Louisiana, following the Mississippi river towards the Gulf of Mexico.
- I've come to the most easterly point in North America in the hope of having an up close and personal experience with whales. Margie Goldsmith: A Close Encounter with New Foundland's Humpbacks
- They found ‘high’ sulphur levels in some tree species from 20 to 40 miles in a north-easterly direction from Sudbury.
- The Borneons, from being so harassed by these pirates, call the easterly wind 'the pirate wind.' The Expedition to Borneo of H.M.S. Dido For the Suppression of Piracy
- These studies also show that birds using easterly coastal flyways in the fall return by more westerly central routes in spring.
- Just before the 19.30 sets off in a north-easterly direction from King's Cross, she'll be standing on the door trying to keep order.
- The walks depart in a south-easterly direction to Mount Leinster, which, if the weather continues to remain fine will offer wonderful views of the Galtees, Slievenamon and the Wicklow Mountains.