northeasterly : Definition, Usages, News and More

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nawrthee ster lee

  • s  coming from the northeast
    northeasterly winds
  • s  situated in or oriented toward the northeast
    the northeasterly part of the island

  • Then there was one pinpoint where there had been two: the TWA signal had vanished from the radar screen, and the second blip crept on its northeasterly course for eight miles.
  • Gunther starts his zip-clip saga in California, the Golden State ("ripe, golden, yeasty"), swings a great northeasterly arc across the Middle West to the Atlantic, drops south .
  • Captain Josef Klesnil, pilot of the plane from Brno, had flown 17 minutes on his northeasterly course when copilot and radioman pulled pistols on him.
News & Articles

  • Forecast: Goodbye Heat Wave, Hello Muggy, Rainy Sauna
    The heat is gone but the muggy weather is lingering on for a couple more days. As often happens, the cold front that brought an end to the heat has stalled along the Mason-Dixon Line. That sets up a northeasterly breeze near the surface, which will bring lots of moist marine air to the region. A west-to-east flow above the surface system will push several weak upper-level disturbances through ...
    July 22, 2013 - Gothamist

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