proceeding or headed west.
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How to use westbound in a sentence
For its new study, the team analyzed 35,000 eastbound and westbound flights between New York’s Kennedy airport and Heathrow airport in London.Surfing the winds would make future jet travel greener | Harini Barath | April 16, 2021 | Science News For Students
A Honda that was also westbound struck the rear of the Kia and the bicyclist simultaneously, police said.Bicyclist killed in crash tweeted just hours earlier about the danger of riding in D.C. | Luz Lazo | April 12, 2021 | Washington Post
In that overnight incident in the westbound lanes of the highway near Quincy Street, the driver and two passengers also fled on foot but were quickly caught.Authorities looking for woman who fled scene after her car hit a Virginia State Police vehicle on I-66 | Luz Lazo | November 8, 2020 | Washington Post
Hence there would still be forty-one minutes running time to be divided between the eastbound train and the westbound engine.The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
Just after the baggage porter had finished sing-songing his call for the night express westbound, my man came in on the run.The Wreckers | Francis Lynde
The disparity between east-and westbound tonnage was notably great.
The two new low-grade Pennsylvania freight tracks are used only for slow traffic; largely coal and westbound steel empties.
But the system worked so well that it was soon extended to cover the westbound business.
British Dictionary definitions for westbound
going or leading towards the west
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