northeast by east
Date: circa 1771 a compass point that is one point east of due northeast ; N56°15′E

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • 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

  • northeast by east — noun the compass point that is one point east of northeast • Syn: ↑NEbE • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point east of due northeast : N 56° [′ E abbr. NE b E, NE by E; see compass card …   Useful english dictionary

  • northeast by east — noun The compass point halfway between northeast and east northeast, specifically 56.25°, abbreviated as NEbE …   Wiktionary

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

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

  • By — (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] 1. In …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By all means — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • By and by — By By (b[imac]), prep. [OE. bi, AS. b[=i], big, near to, by, of, from, after, according to; akin to OS. & OFries. bi, be, D. bij, OHG. b[=i], G. bei, Goth. bi, and perh. Gr. amfi . E. prefix be is orig. the same word. [root]203. See pref. {Be }.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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