north by west definition

  • noun:
    • The way or point on the mariner's compass midway between due north and north-northwest, or 11°15ʹ west of due north.
    • The compass point halfway between north and north-northwest, especially 348.75°, abbreviated as NbW.
    • the compass point that's one-point west of due north
  • adverb:
    • towards or from north by west.

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