eastbound eastbound adj. 1. moving toward the east; as, eastbound trains.

Syn: eastward. [WordNet 1.5]

2. designated for traffic moving toward the east; -- of lanes in roads or railroads, or other traffic lanes; as, the eastbound lanes of Interstate 80 are blocked by an overturned tractor-trailer; the train will leave on eastbound platform 5. [PJC]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

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  • eastbound — [[t]i͟ːstbaʊnd[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n Eastbound roads, cars, trains, or flights lead to or are travelling towards the east. [FORMAL] He caught an eastbound train to Tottenham Court Road …   English dictionary

  • eastbound — /eest bownd /, adj. traveling, proceeding, or headed east: an eastbound train. [1875 80, Amer.; EAST + BOUND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • eastbound — adj. Eastbound is used with these nouns: ↑track …   Collocations dictionary

  • eastbound — east|bound [ˈi:stbaund] adj travelling or leading towards the east ▪ A crash on the eastbound side of the freeway is blocking traffic …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • eastbound — east|bound [ ist,baund ] adjective going toward the east: an eastbound train …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • eastbound — adjective travelling or leading towards the east: A crash on the eastbound side of the freeway is blocking traffic …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • eastbound — UK [ˈiːs(t)ˌbaʊnd] / US [ˈɪs(t)ˌbaʊnd] adjective going towards the east an eastbound train …   English dictionary

  • eastbound — east•bound [[t]ˈistˌbaʊnd[/t]] adj. proceeding or headed east: an eastbound train[/ex] • Etymology: 1875–80 …   From formal English to slang

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