southwest by south
Date: 1725 a compass point that is one point south of due southwest ; S33°45′W

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

  • southwest by south — noun the compass point that is one point south of southwest • Syn: ↑SWbS • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point south of due southwest : S 33° 45′ W abbr. SW b S, SW by S; see compass …   Useful english dictionary

  • southwest by south — noun The compass point halfway between southwest and south southwest, specifically 213.75°, abbreviated as SWbS …   Wiktionary

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

  • southeast by south — noun the compass point that is one point south of southeast • Syn: ↑SEbS • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point south of due southeast : S 33° 45′ E abbr. SE b S, SE by S; see compass …   Useful english dictionary

  • West by south — West West, n. [AS. west, adv.; akin to D. west, G. west, westen, OHG. westan, Icel. vestr, Sw. vest, vester, vestan, Dan. vest, vesten, and perhaps to L. vesper evening, Gr. ?. ????. Cf. {Vesper}, {Visigoth}.] [1913 Webster] 1. The point in the… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

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

  • west by south — noun The compass point halfway between west and west southwest, specifically 258.75°, abbreviated as WbS …   Wiktionary

  • southwest — 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, SSW, SW, SW by S, South, Southeast, Southwest, Sunbelt,… …   Moby Thesaurus

  • southwest — (Roget s IV) modif. Syn. SW, sou west, southwestern, southwesterly, southwestward, south south west (SSW), southwest by west (SWbW), southwest by south (SWbS); see also direction 1 …   English dictionary for students

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