northeast by east
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the direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between northeast and east-northeast; 11°15′ east of northeast
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noun Abbr. NEbEThe American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th edition Copyright © 2010 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.
The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between northeast and east-northeast, or 56°15: east of due north.adverb & adj.
Toward or from northeast by east.