east-northeast
noun Date: 1725 a compass point that is two points north of due east ; N67°30′E

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  • East-northeast — 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-northeast — [ēst′nôrth΄ēst′; ] naut [., ēstnôrēst′] n. the direction, or the point on a mariner s compass, halfway between due east and northeast; 22°30′ north of due east adj., adv. 1. in or toward this direction 2. from this direction, as a wind …   English World dictionary

  • east-northeast — east′ northeast′ n. 1) naut. sur navig. the point on a compass midway between east and northeast 2) naut. sur navig. coming from this point, as a wind 3) naut. sur navig. directed toward this point 4) naut. sur navig. toward this point Abbr.: ENE …   From formal English to slang

  • east-northeast — /eest nawrth eest /; Naut. /eest nawr eest /, Navig., Survey. n. 1. the point on a compass midway between east and northeast. adj. 2. coming from this point: an east northeast wind. 3. directed toward this point: an east northeast course. adv. 4 …   Universalium

  • east-northeast — I. (|) ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷| ̷ ̷ adverb (or adjective) Etymology: Middle English est northest, from est east + northest northeast more at east I 1. : toward east northeast 2. : from east northeast …   Useful english dictionary

  • east-northeast — noun The compass bearing or compass point halfway between east and northeast, specifically 67.5° …   Wiktionary

  • east northeast — noun the compass point midway between northeast and east • Syn: ↑ENE • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point …   Useful english dictionary

  • Northeast China — (Heilongjiang, Jilin, Liaoning) Traditional Chinese 中國東北 …   Wikipedia

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

  • 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 burn, L.… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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