east-southeast
noun Date: 1555 a compass point that is two points south of due east ; S67°30′E

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

  • east-southeast — east′ southeast′ n. 1) naut. sur navig. the point on a compass midway between east and southeast 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.: ESE …   From formal English to slang

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

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

  • east-southeast — noun The compass bearing or compass point halfway between east and southeast, specifically 112.5° …   Wiktionary

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

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

  • 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

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