from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • abbr. north-northeast

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  • n. Abbreviation of north-northeast.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. north northeast; the compass point that is midway between north and northeast.

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  • n. the compass point that is midway between north and northeast


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  • ( "NNE"), a portfolio company of Metalmark Capital focused on natural gas opportunities in the Marcellus Shale ( "Marcellus"), announced today that B.J. Carney, formerly Geoscience Coordinator, Marcellus Shale at Chesapeake Energy (NYSE: CHK), has been named Vice President of Geoscience for NNE.

    The Earth Times Online Newspaper

  • In reality, the Triangle is taller but narrower and through it flows the Milky Way as it arches over the sky from Sagittarius in the SSW to Auriga in the NNE.


  • In 1951, the Detroit Lakes station moved from the back yards of DL 2.1 NNE to KDLM radio station.

    Came up empty and got dissed

  • Rajzel Zychlinski was born on July 27, 1910 in the town of Gabin (Gombin, 74 km NNE of Łódź), Poland, at that time under Russian occupation.

    Rajzel Zychlinski.

  • In Jan. 9 to Jan 12, a secondary swarm of 35 earthquakes occurred near the northeast edge of the Yellowstone caldera, about 10 miles (16 km) NNE of the north end of the Yellowstone Lake swarm.

    Archive of Yellowstone Updates for 2009

  • A currently modest swarm of earthquakes began in the northeast corner of the Yellowstone Caldera, about 10 miles (16 km) NNE of the north end of the Yellowstone Lake swarm that was active in late December and early January.

    Archive of Yellowstone Updates for 2009

  • Meanwhile, you are inspecting some angles, their hypotenuse pointing NNE towards some distant, rock-strewn hills.

    Archive 2007-01-01

  • That'd be about NNE direction, and at an angle of about 60 degrees from the horizon.

    question of astronomical nature

  • AIR TRAFFIC CONTROLLER: ... some ground communication, you need to talk to somebody at least five miles NNE, OK, possibly Clarence.

    CNN Transcript Feb 13, 2009

  • I suspect that the change in night-time temperature might be as much to do with changing work practices over the last 20-30 years at the facility (i.e. more poeple working overnight, necessitating more heating) rather than any particular climate variation or even the sort of microsite changes that seem prevalent in the (compare with the trend at Cambridge, about 40 miles to the NNE).

    Unthreaded #17 « Climate Audit


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