What is easterly?

  • (adv): From the east.
    Example: "The winds blew easterly all night"
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on easterly:

African Easterly Jet
... The African easterly jet, is a region of the lower troposphere over West Africa where the seasonal mean wind speed is maximum and easterly ... Within the easterly jet, tropical waves form ...
Thomas Martin Easterly - Biography
... Born in Guilford, Vermont, he was the second of five children born to Tunis Easterly and Philomena Richardson ... In the fall of 1845, Easterly traveled to the Midwest United States and toured the Mississippi River with Frederick F ... Iowa newspapers reported that Easterly and Webb had achieved a "splendid likeness" of the men shortly before their execution ...
William Easterly - Views
... Easterly is skeptical toward many of the trends that are common in the field of foreign aid ... (the title refers to Rudyard Kipling's famous poem, "The White Man's Burden"), Easterly elaborates on his views about the meaning of foreign aid ... Easterly suspects that such messianic do-good missions are ultimately modern reincarnations of the infamous colonial conceit of yore ...
Ted Easterly
... Theodore Harrison (Ted) Easterly (April 20, 1885 – July 6, 1951) was a catcher in Major League Baseball who played for the Cleveland Naps (1909–1912), Chicago White Sox (1912–19 ... Easterly batted left-handed and threw right-handed ... Easterly was a good contact hitter who batted over.300 four times ...
Tropical Easterly Jet
... The Tropical Easterly Jet is the meteorological term referring to an upper level easterly wind that starts in late June and continues until early September ...

More definitions of "easterly":

  • (adj): From the east; used especially of winds.
    Example: "The winds are easterly"
    Synonyms: eastern
  • (adj): Lying in or toward the east.
    Synonyms: eastern