Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Going toward the east.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Moving or heading towards the east.
  • adv. Toward the east.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. moving toward the east.
  • adj. designated for traffic moving toward the east; -- of lanes in roads or railroads, or other traffic lanes.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. moving toward the east

Etymologies

east + bound (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • Otherwise, the slowdowns in the usual spots, such as eastbound through Kanata and westbound at the splut, are volume related.

    Ottawa Sun

  • From 94 "eastbound" (really, southbound) into Minneapolis, take Lyndale.

    ScienceBlogs Channel : Life Science

  • I was on a Trailways bus eastbound approaching Burns when the news hit the little transistor radios - even the cowboys in Resistols & Shitkickers were glad to see him go.

    Turning point (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • Going eastbound (from NE 60th) I would have a one-in-three chance of catching the new green line - otherwise would have to change trains to get to Lents.

    Not up to code (Jack Bog's Blog)

  • But when I thought of it then, a memory bloomed from when I was nine: I was back in Cleveland in the spring of 1968 and my mother and I were boarding the eastbound Rapid Transit, heading to University Circle and the Cleveland Museum of Art.

    The Memory Palace

  • Traffic backs up for miles on Northern New Jersey highways that lead to the Lincoln Tunnel's eastbound entrance.

    Bus Terminal Hits Its Limits

  • That sent her eastbound up a slight rise to Thirty-fourth Street Bridge by the zoo, where she could hang a quick left and cross the bridge, a good escape route beneath a canopy of trees once on the other side.

    Surrender the Dark

  • Two parked cars were crumpled and, on the 10 freeway, all traffic had stopped because debris was strewn across the eastbound lanes.

    Fallin’ Up

  • Sheriff's officials tell KTLA, that shots were exchanged about 2:30 p.m. on the eastbound 60 Freeway near the Peck Road offramp.

    Road Rage: Gunfight On An El Monte Freeway

  • A jet carrying a medical patient—labeled a "Lifeguard" flight so it gets priority—is flying south toward Dallas Love Field, and another jet is flying eastbound from north of DFW.

    Summer Travel, as Seen From the Airport Control Tower

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