north by west


north by west
north by west
n.
the direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between due north and north-northwest; 11°15′ west of due north

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

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

  • north by west — noun Surveying, Navigation 11°15 (one point) west of north; 348°45 from due north. Abbrev.: N by W Also, especially Nautical, nor by west …   Australian English dictionary

  • north by west — Date: 1698 a compass point that is one point west of due north ; N11°15′W …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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

  • north by west — noun The compass point halfway between north and north northwest, specifically 348.75°, abbreviated as NbW …   Wiktionary

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