northeastward

[nawrth-eest-werd; Nautical nawr-eest-werd]
adverb, adjective
1.
Also, northeastwardly. toward the northeast.
noun
2.
the northeast.

Origin:
1545–55; northeast + -ward

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northeastward (ˌnɔːθˈiːstwəd, nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːstwəd)
 
adj
1.  towards or (esp of a wind) from the northeast
 
n
2.  a direction towards or area in the northeast
 
north'eastwardly
 
adj, —adv

northeastwards or northeastward (ˌnɔːθˈiːstwədz, nautical ˌnɔːrˈiːstwədz)
 
adv
to the northeast
 
northeastward or northeastward
 
adv

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Example sentences
The system moved east to northeastward, without regaining thunderstorm activity near its center.
At the end of the track, the tornado was moving northeastward toward a playa lake.
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