east by north
Date: 1656 a compass point that is one point north of due east ; N78°45′E

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  • East by north — East East ([=e]st), n. [OE. est, east, AS. e[ a]st; akin to D. oost, oosten, OHG. [=o]stan, G. ost, osten, Icel. austr, Sw. ost, Dan. [ o]st, [ o]sten, Lith. auszra dawn, L. aurora (for ausosa), Gr. hw s, e os, a yws, Skr. ushas; cf. Skr. ush to… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • east-by-north — eastˈ by northˈ noun The direction midway between east and east north east • • • Main Entry: ↑east …   Useful english dictionary

  • east by north — n. the direction, or the point on a mariner s compass, halfway between due east and east northeast; 11°15′ north of due east …   English World dictionary

  • east by north — east′ by north′ n. naut. sur navig. a point on the compass 11°15′ north of east Abbr.: EbN …   From formal English to slang

  • east by north — noun the compass point that is one point north of due east • Syn: ↑EbN • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point north of due east : N 78° 45′ E abbr. E b N, E by N; see compass card …   Useful english dictionary

  • east by north — noun 11°15 (one point) north of east; 78°45 from due north. Abbrev.: E by N …   Australian English dictionary

  • east by north — Navig., Survey. a point on the compass 11°15prime; north of east. Abbr.: EbN * * * …   Universalium

  • east by north — noun The compass point halfway between east and east northeast, specifically 78.75°. Syn: EbN …   Wiktionary

  • north-east-by-north — north eastˈ by northˈ noun The direction midway between north east and north north east • • • Main Entry: ↑north …   Useful english dictionary

  • north-east by north — noun Surveying, Navigation 11°15 (one point) north of north east; 33°45 from due north. Abbrev.: NE by N Also, especially Nautical, nor east by nor …   Australian English dictionary

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