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southeastward

[south-eest-werd; Nautical sou-eest-werd] /ˌsaʊθˈist wərd; Nautical ˌsaʊˈist wərd/
adverb
1.
Also, southeastwards. toward the southeast.
adjective
2.
facing or tending toward the southeast.
3.
coming from the southeast, as a wind.
noun
4.
the southeast.
Origin
1520-1530
1520-30; southeast + -ward
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Examples from the web for southeastward
  • The aquifer dips and thickens southeastward toward the ocean and is thinnest in this wide band.
  • The boundary slowly drifted southeastward throughout the day.
  • Many impact craters along the southeast azimuth from the vent are aligned not directly southeastward but more nearly south.
  • Face the holes southeastward where they will receive morning sun.
British Dictionary definitions for southeastward

southeastward

/ˌsaʊθˈiːstwəd; nautical ˌsaʊˈiːstwəd/
adjective
1.
towards or (esp of a wind) from the southeast
noun
2.
a direction towards or area in the southeast
adverb
3.
a variant of southeastwards

southeastwards

/ˌsaʊθˈiːstwədz; nautical ˌsaʊˈiːstwədz/
adverb
1.
to the southeast
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