- The path or point on the mariner's compass midway between due north and north-northeast, or 11°15ʹ eastern of because of north.
- The compass point halfway between north and north-northeast, especially 11.25°.
- the compass point that is one-point east (clockwise) of because of north
- towards or from north by east.
Definition for "north by east"
- The path or point on the mariner's compass…
Hypernym for "north by east"