south-southeast
noun Date: 15th century a compass point that is two points east of due south ; S22°30′E

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

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

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

  • south-southeast — adverb to, toward, or in the south southeast • Syn: ↑sou sou east …   Useful english dictionary

  • south-southeast — noun The compass bearing or compass point halfway between south and southeast, specifically 157.5°, abbreviated as SSE …   Wiktionary

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

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

  • south-south|east — «SOWTH sowth EEST; Nautical SOW sow EEST», noun, adjective, adverb. –n. the point of the compass or the direction midway between south and southeast, two points or 22 degrees 30 minutes to the east of south. –adj., adv. of, from, or toward the… …   Useful english dictionary

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

  • southeast — Synonyms and related words: Dixie, Dixieland, Down East, East, East Coast, Middle Atlantic, Middle West, New England, North, North Central region, Northeast, Northwest, Pacific Northwest, SE, SE by E, SE by S, SSE, South, Southeast, Southwest,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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