southwest by west
Date: circa 1771 a compass point that is one point west of due southwest ; S56°15′W

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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

  • southwest by west — noun the compass point that is one point west of southwest • Syn: ↑SWbW • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point west of due southwest : S 56° 15′ W abbr. SW b W, SW by W; see compass ca …   Useful english dictionary

  • southwest by west — noun The compass point halfway between southwest and west southwest, specifically 236.25°, abbreviated as SWbW …   Wiktionary

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

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

  • 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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