WNW


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WNW

abbr.
west-northwest

WNW

symbol for
(Navigation) west-northwest

WNW

west-northwest.
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Noun1.WNW - the compass point midway between west and northwest
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
Translations
NyÉNy

WNW

ABBR =west-northwestONO

WNW

abbr of west-north-west → WNW
References in classic literature ?
This made us all run out upon the quarter-deck, where for a while we heard nothing; but in a few minutes we saw a very great light, and found that there was some very terrible fire at a distance; immediately we had recourse to our reckonings, in which we all agreed that there could be no land that way in which the fire showed itself, no, not for five hundred leagues, for it appeared at WNW.
While the SRW waveform is used for handheld and manpack radios used by soldiers, WNW "allows you to connect a lot of different people over longer distances and send that data up to the higher headquarters," Ager said.
Por ejemplo, para el plano ESE-WNW: hacia afuera, hacia el ESE, hacia el WNW, hacia abajo y hacia arriba (figura 4).
The future network was demonstrated during the past week, by connecting the SRW to WNW, which was then connected to the NCW.
The event demonstrated how the WNW, operating on JTRS ground mobile radios, can effectively network 30 mobile and static nodes, sharing data and video across multiple sub-networks in a challenging, heavily forested suburban environment with significant multi-path propagation effects.
A further large hedgerow prominence was seen on the WNW limb as well as a bright eruptive prominence/flare at the SW limb.
We have also completed our surface mapping and sampling program at Andrea which has confirmed the presence of porphyry style mineralization with strongly anomalous copper and gold values associated with broad WNW oriented zones of quartz sericite alteration hosted by a diorite, and we intend to drill test it later this year.
Los vientos mas frecuentes vinieron del NE, ENE, NNE, W y WNW con valores de 19.
The potential explanatory variables included HEIGHT, the height along the tree where the disks were collected from (0 m, 5 m, 10 m, or 20 m above the base); AVOB, the average diameter of each disk including the bark (mm); ASPECT, the aspect of the trees where the sample came from (1 for ENE to WNW, 2 for ENE to ESE, 3 for ESE to WSW, and 4 for WSW to WNW); ELEV, the elevation of the site where the samples were selected; and DENSITY_0, the density at 0 m above the base.
On July 8, there will be a nice grouping of Mercury, Venus and a crescent Moon lying close together low down on the horizon in the WNW at about 9pm.
139[degrees]7'30" E), about 60 km WNW of the center of Tokyo.
The above-mentioned WNW 4 does not sanction this, noting at gotta: "[phonetic sp.