northbound
adjective Date: 1877 traveling or headed north

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  • northbound — orthbound adj. 1. Moving toward the north; as, northbound traffic. Syn: northward. [WordNet 1.5] 2. intended to be used by vehicles moving toward the north; of roads and parts of roads; as, The northbound lane was blocked by an overturned tractor …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • northbound — ☆ northbound [nôrth′bound΄ ] adj. bound north; going northward …   English World dictionary

  • northbound — [[t]nɔ͟ː(r)θbaʊnd[/t]] ADJ: ADJ n, n ADJ Northbound roads, cars, and trains lead or are travelling towards the north. A 25 mile traffic jam clogged the northbound carriageway of the M6... Traffic was already very congested by six thirty this… …   English dictionary

  • northbound — 1. adjective Heading or moving in a northerly direction. She will leave on the northbound bus. 2. adverb Towards the north. He was travelling northbound on the Golden Gate Bridge …   Wiktionary

  • northbound — north|bound [ˈno:θbaund US ˈno:rθ ] adj travelling or leading towards the north ▪ a northbound bus ▪ the northbound lane of the A1 …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • northbound — north|bound [ nɔrθ,baund ] adjective leading or traveling toward the north: a northbound train the northbound lane of the I 95 …   Usage of the words and phrases in modern English

  • northbound — adjective travelling or leading towards the north: a northbound bus | the northbound lane of the A1 …   Longman dictionary of contemporary English

  • northbound — UK [ˈnɔː(r)θˌbaʊnd] / US [ˈnɔrθˌbaʊnd] adjective leading or travelling towards the north a northbound train the northbound lane of the A72 …   English dictionary

  • northbound — /nawrth bownd /, adj. going toward the north: northbound traffic. [1880 85, Amer.; NORTH + BOUND2] * * * …   Universalium

  • northbound — adj. Northbound is used with these nouns: ↑carriageway, ↑exit, ↑lane, ↑traffic, ↑train …   Collocations dictionary

  • northbound — north ► NOUN 1) the direction in which a compass needle normally points, towards the horizon on the left hand side of a person facing east. 2) the northern part of a country, region, or town. ► ADJECTIVE 1) lying towards, near, or facing the… …   English terms dictionary

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