Definition of Northeast by east

1. Noun. The compass point that is one point east of northeast.

Exact synonyms: Nebe
Generic synonyms: Compass Point, Point



Definition of Northeast by east

1. Noun. The compass point halfway between northeast and east-northeast, specifically 56.25°, abbreviated as NEbE. ¹

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Northeast By East

north by east
north by northeast
north by west
north celestial pole
north island edelweiss
north northeast
north northwest
north of the border
north poles
north side
north temperate zone
north wind
northbound
northbridge
northbridges
northeast by east (current term)
northeast by north
northeaster
northeasterly
northeastern
northeastern United States
northeasterner
northeasterners
northeasters
northeasts
northeastward
northeastwardly
northeastwards
northed

Literary usage of Northeast by east

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. United States Supreme Court Reports by Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Company, United States Supreme Court (1912)
"... respecting the circumstances attending the collision, so far as it is necessary to examine them at the present time. was bending northeast by east; ..."

2. Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680 by Jasper Danckaerts, Peter Sluyter, Bartlett Burleigh James (1913)
"The wind was west-northwest, and the course northeast by east, ... At noon the course was set northeast by east in order to sail above the island of little ..."

3. Journal of a Voyage to New York: And a Tour in Several of the American by Jasper Danckaerts, Peter Sluyter, Henry Cruse Murphy (1867)
"The wind was west northwest, and the course northeast by east, ... At noon the course was set northeast by east in order to sail above the island of little ..."

4. Annual Report on Introduction of Domestic Reindeer Into Alaska by Sheldon Jackson, United States Bureau of Education (1901)
"Wind northeast by east. No school. Baked and scrubbed. ... Wind northeast by east. Cloudy and snow. School was somewhat interrupted by the wind carrying the ..."

5. The History and Topography of Dauphin, Cumberland, Franklin, Bedford, Adams by Israel Daniel Rupp (1846)
"... northeast by east, three hundred and forty perches to a chestnut tree; thence north, northeast, four hundred and forty perches to a white oak by a ..."

6. European Treaties Bearing on the History of the United States and Its by Frances Gardiner Davenport, Charles Oscar Paullin (1917)
"In this northeast by east ... leagues to the east, the equivalent of the nineteen degrees northeast by east from the said islands of Molucca, as aforesaid. ..."

7. Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of Florida by Florida Supreme Court (1874)
"A northeast by east course would have been a course for Sombrero light, ... That about eight she came about and her course was northeast by east. ..."

8. The Building of a Wooden Ship by Charles Gerard Davis, Thomas William Clarke, Frank Steel Drown (1918)
"Points of the compass are as follows: North, North by East, North Northeast, Northeast by North, Northeast, Northeast by East. East Northeast, East by North ..."

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