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NNE (compass point)

Definition:

the compass point that is midway between north and northeast

Class:

relation noun (relations between people, things, and ideas)

Usage:

acronym

Plural:

NNE's

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

All senses of NNE...

Definition references  (+images)

Wikipedia:

Boxing the compass

the action of naming all thirty-two clockwise points of the compass in order. Such names are formed by the initials of the cardinal directions and their intermediate ordinal directions, and are very handy to refer to a heading in a general or... (42 of 1502 words, 4 images)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Boxing the compass

Wiktionary:

north-northeast | NNE [abbreviation] | north northeast [sense-specific] | north-north-east [sense-specific] | nor'-nor'-east [sense-specific]

The compass bearing or compass point halfway between north and northeast, specifically 22.5°, abbreviated as NNE. | One of 32 named cardinal points. (22 of 23 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/north-northeast

Oxford Dictionary:

north-north-east | NNE [abbreviation]

the compass point or direction midway between north and north-east (10 of 27 words)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/north--north--east

Collins Dictionary:

north-northeast | NNE [synonym]

the point on the compass or the direction midway between north and northeast, 22° 30′ clockwise from north | in, from, or towards this direction (24 of 263 words, 2 definitions, 2 usage examples)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/north-northeast

American Heritage Dictionary:

north-northeast | NNE [abbreviation]

The direction or point on the mariner's compass halfway between due north and northeast, or 22°30: east of due north. | To, toward, of, facing, or in ... (26 of 42 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/north-northeast

Random House Dictionary:

north-northeast | NNE [abbreviation, sense-specific]

the point on the compass midway between north and northeast. | coming from this point. | directed toward this point. | toward this point. (21 of 42 words, 4 definitions, 3 usage examples, pronunciation)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/north-northeast

New World Dictionary:

north-northeast | NNE [abbreviation]

the direction, or the point on a mariner's compass, halfway between due north and northeast; 22°30′ east of due north | in or toward this direction | ... (25 of 36 words, 3 definitions, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/north-northeast

Merriam-Webster:

north-northeast | NNE [abbreviation]

a compass point that is two points east of due north; N22°30'E (12 of 26 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/north-northeast

Macmillan British Dictionary:

point | points [plural] | at some point | come/get to the point | I see/take your point | make a point of doing something | make/prove your/a point | miss the point | on the point of doing something | ...

[countable] an idea or opinion among a number of others ; [singular] the thing that you are trying to say ; [singular] the reason for something | ... (26 of 722 words, 22 definitions, 35 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/point

point [verb] | pointed [past tense] | pointing [present participle] | points [3rd-person singular present] | point the/a finger at someone

[intransitive/transitive] to show something by holding out your finger or a long thin object | [intransitive] to show a particular direction or place, ... (22 of 266 words, 7 definitions, 12 usage examples, pronunciation)

www​.macmillandictionary​.com​/dictionary​/british​/point 52

Cambridge Dictionary:

compass point

any of the 32 marks on the compass that show direction (11 of 16 words)

dictionary​.cambridge​.org​/dictionary​/british​/compass-point

Encarta Dictionary:

north-northeast | NNE [abbreviation]

the direction or compass point midway between north and northeast | in, from, facing, or toward the north-northeast (17 of 32 words, 2 definitions)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861697175​/definition​.html  [offline]

Audio references

the Free Dictionary:

north-northeast

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "north-northeast"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "north-northeast"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/north-northeast

nor'-nor'-east

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "nor'-nor'-east"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "nor'-nor'-east"

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/nor'-nor'-east

Google Dictionary:

north-northeast

Audio: English pronunciation of "north-northeast"

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Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

north-northeast

Audio: North American pronunciation of "north-northeast"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=northn​01 word=north-northeast

YourDictionary Audio:

north-northeast

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "north-northeast" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/north-northeast

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