Definition of Eastbound

1. Adjective. Moving toward the east. "Eastbound trains"

Exact synonyms: Eastward
Similar to: East



Definition of Eastbound

1. Adjective. Moving or heading towards the east. ¹

2. Adverb. Toward the east. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Eastbound

1. [adj]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Eastbound

easle
easles
eassel
eassil
east-central
east-northeast
east-southeast
east African cedar
east by north
east by northeast
east by south
east northeast
east side
east southeast
east wind
eastbound (current term)
easted
easter
easter proteinase
easterlies
easterliness
easterling
easterly
eastermost
eastern
eastern United States
eastern chimpanzee
eastern chinquapin
eastern chipmunk
eastern coral snake

Literary usage of Eastbound

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1. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1909)
"Average mileage of empty freight cars per day, eastbound. Average mileage of empty ... Average mi'eage of loaded freight cars in each train, eastbound. ..."

2. The Science of Railways by Marshall Monroe Kirkman (1911)
"Average mileage of empty freight cars per day, eastbound. Average mileage of empty ... Average mileage of loaded freight cars in each train, eastbound. ..."

3. Atlas of Railway Traffic Maps...by William Arthur Shelton, La Salle Extension University by William Arthur Shelton, La Salle Extension University (1914)
"The map was drawn from the eastbound RATE GROUP MAP of Trunk Line and New England territories prepared by the agent of the Central Freight Association in ..."

4. Freight Rates by Charles Curtice McCain, William Arthur Shelton (1913)
"This scale of differentials for rail-and-lake shipments eastbound is a ... The ocean-and-rail rates eastbound apply via two distinct groups of points, ..."

5. Selling Credit and Traffic by Ralph Starr Butler, Lee Galloway, Philip Benjamin Kennedy (1913)
"eastbound traffic.—Looking to eastbound transcontinental traffic we discover that the ship lines have also been gaining. Reliable statistics for the years ..."

6. Railway Track and Track Work by Edward Ernest Russell Tratman (1901)
"The receiving yard for eastbound trains has five receiving tracks, ... eastbound freight trains generally enter the yard at (JG) and are left there for ..."

7. Annual Report of the Trade and Commerce of Chicago by Chicago Board of Trade (1894)
"... f "d ca ailway lines, cla ment percentage GHT TONNAGE. t—' -» fc §^l| OS-SD «I13 H "SS c 5 "SS> Wai ^ s"| Chicago from aggregate to f eastbound airman, ..."

8. Yards and Terminals and Their Operation by John Albert Droege (1906)
"For the eastbound movements, trains enter the receiving tracks for that ... The cars are then passed over the hump into the eastbound classification yard, ..."

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