direction

All Noun
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  • We came today twenty-five miles in nearly an east-south-east direction. Cited from Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, by Landsborough
  • We came today twenty-five miles in nearly an east-south-east direction. Cited from Journal of Landsborough's Expedition from Carpentaria, by Landsborough
  • His early education was good, though not especially in the direction of art.
  • The highway has a length of and runs in a north-south direction.
  • It runs in a north-south direction for most of its length.
  • Movement in any other direction can be expressed in terms of just these three.
  • From that point we struck out in a south-west direction across the great lake. Cited from By Canoe and Dog-Train, by Egerton Ryerson Young
  • We started early, and made seven hours in a south-eastern direction. Cited from Mission to Central Africa in the Years 1850-51, Vol. 2, by Richardson
  • Life already shows in which direction the change will be made.
  • Both road and rail travel in a north west-south east direction.
  • Though it runs in generally in an east-west direction, the route is signed north-south.
  • They will also have no individual sense of direction in the absence of a group.
  • It has gone through almost to the south-east direction.
  • The city is divided into two parts by the railway line running in a north-south direction.
  • Just a few steps in south-eastern direction lies the 19th-century theatre.
  • It has a land area of and is about long in a north-west to south-east direction.
  • All of these sections of track run in an east-west direction.
  • The main line of buildings runs in an east-west direction, set back from the highway.
  • As indicated by its even route number, it runs in an east-west direction.
  • The height increase of the mountain range is in the South-Western direction.
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Meaning of direction

  • noun A line leading to a place or point
    he looked the other direction, didn't know the way home
  • noun The spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves
    he checked the direction and velocity of the wind
  • noun A general course along which something has a tendency to develop
    I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts, his ideals determined the direction of his career, they proposed a new direction for the firm
  • noun A message describing how something is to be done
    he gave directions faster than she could follow them