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Definition of "southeastward" []

  • Toward, to, or in the southeast. (adverb)
  • A southeastward direction, point, or region. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "southeastward" in a sentence
  • "Over the next several days, an upper-level area of of low pressure (with a counter-clockwise circulation) will migrate southeastward from the Northern Plains."
  • "At the same time, Arctic air to the northwest builds southeastward, supplying cold air more than sufficient to support snow in the metro region after a brief period of rain and/or mixed precipitation at the onset."
  • "In general, it is comprised of a wedged-shaped series of unconsolidated layers of sands, clays and marls on a gently, southeastward dipping bedrock (80 to 100 feet per mile) which is 1,300 to 6,000 feet below the surface."