Definition of Northwest by north

1. Noun. The compass point that is one point north of northwest.

Exact synonyms: Nwbn
Generic synonyms: Compass Point, Point



Definition of Northwest by north

1. Noun. The compass point halfway between northwest and north-northwest, specifically 326.25°, abbreviated as NWbN. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Northwest By North

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northings
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northnesses
norths
northside
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northwest
northwest by north (current term)
northwest by west
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northwester
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Literary usage of Northwest by north

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1. Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the District Courts of the United by United States District Court (New York), Robert Dewey Benedict, United States District Court (Vermont) (1876)
"The pilot of the brig says that the brig had got around to head northwest by north, at the blow, and that the schooner was heading about southwest, ..."

2. The Elements of Navigation: A Short and Complete Explanation of the Standard by William James Henderson (1895)
"... west-by-south, west, west-by-north, west-northwest, northwest-by-west, northwest, northwest-by-north, north-northwest, north-by-west, north. ..."

3. North Coast of France Pilot: Including the Channel Islands by United States Hydrographic Office (1917)
"The ebb commences immediately and runs northwest by north for 3 hours, ... The ebb runs northwest by north during 2£ or 3 hours, and then turns southwest by ..."

4. The Building of a Wooden Ship by Charles Gerard Davis, Thomas William Clarke, Frank Steel Drown (1918)
"Northwest by North, North Northwest, North by West. COMPASS TIMBERS—the timbers which are curved or arch-shaped. COMPOSITE SHIP OR VESSEL—a vessel ..."

5. History of the State of Ohio by James Wickes Taylor (1854)
"... northwest half a mile, north-by-east one furlong, northwest-by-north one quarter of a mile, north- west-by-west one mile, west-northwest one mile, ..."

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