northwest by west definition

  • noun:
    • The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between northwest and west-northwest, or 56°15ʹ west of due north.
    • The compass point halfway between northwest and west-northwest, specifically 303.75°, abbreviated as NWbW.
    • the compass point which one-point western of northwest
  • adverb:
    • Toward or from northwest by-west.

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