north by east
Date: 1720 a compass point that is one point east of due north ; N11°15′E

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  • north by east — ► north by east (or west) between north and north north east (or north north west). Main Entry: ↑north …   English terms dictionary

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

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

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

  • north by east — noun the compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north • Syn: ↑NbE • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point east of due north : N 11° 15′ E abbr. N b E, N by E; see …   Useful english dictionary

  • north by east — noun Surveying, Navigation 11°15 (one point) east of north. Abbrev.: N by E Also, especially Nautical, nor by east …   Australian English dictionary

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

  • north by east — noun The compass point halfway between north and north northeast, specifically 11.25°, abbreviated as NbE. 2. One of 32 named cardinal points …   Wiktionary

  • north by east (or west) — between north and north north east (or north north west). → north …   English new terms dictionary

  • north by west — ► north by east (or west) between north and north north east (or north north west). Main Entry: ↑north …   English terms dictionary

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