north-northeast


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north-north·east

(nôrth′nôrth-ēst′, nôr′nôr-ēst′)
n. Abbr. NNE
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and northeast, or 22°30′ east of due north.
adj.
To, toward, of, facing, or in the north-northeast.
adv.
In, from, or toward the north-northeast.

north-northeast

n
(Physical Geography) the point on the compass or the direction midway between north and northeast, 22° 30′ clockwise from north
adj, adv
(Physical Geography) in, from, or towards this direction
Symbol: NNE

north′-northeast′



n.
1. the compass point midway between north and northeast. Abbr.: NNE
adj.
2. coming from this point, as a wind.
3. in the direction of this point.
adv.
4. toward this point.
[1400–50]
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.north-northeast - to, toward, or in the north-northeast
Translations

north-northeast

[ˌnɔːθˌnɔːθˈiːst]
A. Nnornor(d)este m
B. ADJnornor(d)este
C. ADV (= toward north-northeast) → hacia el nornor(d)este; [situated] → al nornor(d)este, en el nornor(d)este

north-northeast

[ˌnɔːθˌnɔːθˈiːst] nnord-nordest m
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