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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A wind moving toward the west adj. - Lying away from the west.

Usage examples (35)
  • The winds blew easterly all night
  • The Borneons, from being so harassed by these pirates, call the easterly wind 'the pirate wind.'
  • Weather disturbances in the trade winds, known as easterly waves, are another source of cloud development and precipitation in the tropics.
  • An easterly wind drove them among some hundreds of icebergs. for more
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