north by west


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north by west

n.
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and north-northwest, or 11°15′ west of due north.
adv. & adj.
Toward or from north by west.

north by west

n
(Physical Geography) one point on the compass west of north, 348° 45′ clockwise from north
adj, adv
in, from, or towards this direction

north′ by west′


n.
a point on the compass 11°15~ west of north.
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Noun1.north by west - the compass point that is one point west of due north
compass point, point - any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass; "he checked the point on his compass"
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