southeaster


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south·east·er

 (south-ē′stər, sou-ē′-)
n.
A storm or gale blowing from the southeast.
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southeaster

(ˌsaʊθˈiːstə; ˌsaʊˈiːstə)
n
(Physical Geography) a strong wind or storm from the southeast
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south•east•er

(ˌsaʊθˈi stər; Naut. ˌsaʊ-)

n.
a wind or storm from the southeast.
[1830–40]
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Noun1.southeaster - a strong wind from the southeast
air current, current of air, wind - air moving (sometimes with considerable force) from an area of high pressure to an area of low pressure; "trees bent under the fierce winds"; "when there is no wind, row"; "the radioactivity was being swept upwards by the air current and out into the atmosphere"
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Next he attempted the tiny front porch, until a howling southeaster drenched the wheel a night-long.
Such was the case for the first four or five days, when they were wafted steadily up the stream by a strong southeaster.
Never a wisp of smoke anywhere save in the pointed channel, and that during the big southeasters.
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In addition, professionals who participated in PST were 3.8 times more likely of performing Social Control, those in the northeastern region were 6.9 more likely of performing Social Control and those in the southeaster region were 34.8 times more likely.
FCE has distant cohorts spread out across the United States and several international sites in Colombia, Dominican Republic, Mexico, and Puerto Rico (Nova Southeaster University, 2017).
The project, due to its strategic location, linking the region to Central Asia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS), will revive the far southeaster areas of Iran in terms of development and employment.
The Sudanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs said the attacks against Kufra in southeaster Libya were carried out by the so-called Justice and Equality Movement and the Sudan Liberation Movement (SLM), which would "destabilize peace and security and serve their personal interests."
In this first half of Southeaster, very little happens but this is not an obstacle for a literary maestro such as Haroldo Conti.
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