Northeasterly
Northeasterly \North`east"er*ly\, adv. Toward the northeast. [1913 Webster]

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  • Northeasterly — North east er*ly, a. Pertaining to the northeast; toward the northeast, or coming from the northeast. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • northeasterly — [nôrth΄ēs′tər lē; ] naut. [ nôr΄mes′tər lē] adj., adv. 1. in or toward the northeast 2. from the northeast, as a wind …   English World dictionary

  • northeasterly — north|east|er|ly [ˌno:θˈi:stəli US ˌno:rθˈi:stərli] adj 1.) towards or in the northeast ▪ They set off in a northeasterly direction. 2.) a northeasterly wind comes from the northeast …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • northeasterly — adjective 1 towards or in the northeast: They set off in a northeasterly direction. 2 a northeasterly wind comes from the northeast …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • northeasterly — adjective 1. situated in or oriented toward the northeast the northeasterly part of the island • Syn: ↑northeastern, ↑northeast • Similar to: ↑north 2. coming from the northeast northeasterly winds …   Useful english dictionary

  • northeasterly — adverb or adjective Date: 1739 1. from the northeast 2. toward the northeast …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • northeasterly — /nawrth ee steuhr lee/; Naut. /nawr ee steuhr lee/, adj. 1. of or located in the northeast. 2. toward or from the northeast. adv. 3. toward or from the northeast. [1730 40; NORTH + EASTERLY] * * * …   Universalium

  • northeasterly — adjective a) situated in, or pointing towards the northeast b) coming from the northeast See Also: northeastern …   Wiktionary

  • northeasterly — north|east|er|ly [ ,nɔrθ istərli ] adjective toward or in the northeast a. a northeast wind blows from the northeast …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • northeasterly — adj. moving or facing northeastward; situated in the northeast; coming from the northeast …   English contemporary dictionary

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