south by west
Date: circa 1743 a compass point that is one point west of due south ; S11°15′W

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • south-by-west — southˈ by westˈ noun The direction midway between south and south south west • • • Main Entry: ↑south …   Useful english dictionary

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

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

  • south by west — noun the compass point that is one point west of due south • Syn: ↑SbW • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point west of due south: S 11° 15′ W abbr. S b W, S by W; see compass card …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • south by west — noun Surveying, Navigation 11°15 (one point) west of south. Abbrev.: S by W Also, especially Nautical, sou by west …   Australian English dictionary

  • south by west — Navig., Survey. a point on the compass 11°15 west of south. Abbr.: SbW * * * …   Universalium

  • south by west — noun The compass point halfway between south and south southwest, specifically 191.25°, abbreviated as SbW …   Wiktionary

  • south-west-by-west — south westˈ by westˈ noun The direction midway between south west and west south west • • • Main Entry: ↑south …   Useful english dictionary

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

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