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northwest by west


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

  • n. The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between northwest and west-northwest, or 56°15ʹ west of due north.
  • adv. Toward or from northwest by west.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The compass point halfway between northwest and west-northwest, specifically 303.75°, abbreviated as NWbW.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the compass point that is one point west of northwest


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