east [E]

« Back to Glossary Index

noun – 1. a compass point on the mariner’s compass 90° clockwise from due north and directly opposite west. London is east of New York. 2. the direction in which the Earth rotates, the direction of the rising sun adjective – 1. referring to areas or regions lying in the east, the east coast of Canada 2. the eastern part of a region. East Africa adverb – towards the east The aircraft was flying east.

« Back to Glossary Index

Comments are closed