noun Date: 1774 1. a strong northeast wind 2. or nor'easter a storm with northeast winds

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  • Northeaster — North east er, n. A storm, strong wind, or gale, coming from the northeast. Syn: noreaster, nor easter. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • northeaster — ☆ northeaster [nôrth΄ēs′tər; ] naut. [ nôr΄ēs′tər ] n. a storm or strong wind from the northeast …   English World dictionary

  • Northeaster — Satellitenbild des Nor’easter, der für den Blizzard 2006 verantwortlich war. Beachtenswert ist das hurrikanähnliche Auge im Zentrum des Sturms. Ein Nor’easter (auch fälschlich Northeaster; siehe unten, deutsch etwa Nordoststurm) ist ein… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • northeaster — /nawrth ee steuhr/; Naut. /nawr ee steuhr/, n. 1. New Eng. and South Atlantic States. a wind or gale from the northeast. 2. Meteorol. See northeast storm. Also, nor easter. [1765 75; NORTHEAST + ER1] * * * …   Universalium

  • northeaster — noun A strong wind blowing from the northeast …   Wiktionary

  • northEaster — (Roget s IV) n. Syn. nor Easter, northeast wind, storm, tempest; see storm 1 …   English dictionary for students

  • northeaster — north|east|er [ˌno:θˈi:stə US ˌno:rθˈi:stər] n a strong wind or storm coming from the northeast …   Dictionary of contemporary English

  • northeaster — n. northeasterly wind, wind coming from the northeast …   English contemporary dictionary

  • northeaster — A northeast wind, particularly a strong wind or gale. Also spelled nor’easter …   Aviation dictionary

  • northeaster — noun a wind blowing from the north east …   English new terms dictionary

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