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(south′south-ēst′, sou′sou-ēst′)
n. Abbr. SSE
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between south and southeast, or 157°30′ east of due north.
To, toward, of, facing, or in the south-southeast.
In, from, or toward the south-southeast.
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(Navigation) the point on the compass or the direction midway between southeast and south; 157° 30′ clockwise from north
adj, adv
in, from, or towards this direction
Symbol: SSE
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1. the point on the compass midway between south and southeast. Abbr.: SSE
2. coming from this point, as the wind.
3. directed toward this point.
4. in the direction of or toward this point.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adv.1.south-southeast - to, toward, or in the south southeast
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A. Nsudsudeste m, sursureste m
B. ADJsudsudeste, sursureste
C. ADV (= toward south-southeast) → hacia el sudsudeste or sursureste; [situated] → al sudsudeste or sursureste, en el sudsudeste or sursureste
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