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Northeast by north   /nˌɔrθˈist baɪ nɔrθ/   Listen
Northeast by north

noun
1.
The compass point that is one point north of northeast.  Synonym: NEbN.






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"Northeast by north" Quotes from Famous Books



... Hoffman, April 10, 1815.] In fact, they were the Newcastle, 50, Captain Lord George Stewart; Leander, 50, Captain Sir Ralph Collier, K.C.B., and Acasta, 40, Captain Robert Kerr, standing into Porto Praya, close-hauled on the starboard tack, the wind being light northeast by north. [Footnote: Marshall's "Naval Biography," ii, 535.] Captain Stewart at once saw that his opponents were far too heavy for a fair fight, and, knowing that the neutrality of the port would not be the slightest protection to him, he at once signalled to ...
— The Naval War of 1812 • Theodore Roosevelt



Words linked to "Northeast by north" :   point, compass point



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