east-west direction

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Noun1.east-west direction - in a direction parallel with lines of latitude
direction, way - a line leading to a place or point; "he looked the other direction"; "didn't know the way home"
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4 m in north-south direction and 17 m in east-west direction at a ridge height of the gently sloping roof of about 10.
For cultivation of the young plants, dad used a one-horse, one-row walking cultivator, going first in the north-south direction and then in the east-west direction.
Today, both the North-South direction and the East-West direction are being developed in the country.
They stretched Earth's crust in an east-west direction, forming long north-south mountain ranges with wide basins in between.
The drilling is also designed to test for key geological structures running in an east-west direction.
It has been built to a low-density specification, with the buildings angled at an East-West direction to make the most of sunrises and settings.
Line 3, otherwise referred to as the Red Line, will carry passengers in an East-West direction along Al-Madinah Al Munawwarah and
The sprinkling of a dozen faint stars is situated in an east-west direction.
Conceptually, the building is not a lot different from the initial design, but massing-wise it's gotten narrower in the east-west direction and, therefore, taller.
Mohammed Zubair and Anwer Kemal remained in the front row throughout the 11 round contest, competing from East-West direction.
In this regard, the Turkmen leader noted that Turkmen-Croatian partnership can become a significant factor in development of international transport infrastructure, formation of trade and transit corridors, in particular, in East-West direction.