southwest by west

southwest by west
Navig., Survey.
a point on the compass 11°15' west of southwest. Abbr.: SWbW

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  • southwest by west — noun the compass point that is one point west of southwest • Syn: ↑SWbW • Hypernyms: ↑compass point, ↑point * * * I. : a compass point that is one point west of due southwest : S 56° 15′ W abbr. SW b W, SW by W; see compass ca …   Useful english dictionary

  • southwest by west — noun The compass point halfway between southwest and west southwest, specifically 236.25°, abbreviated as SWbW …   Wiktionary

  • southwest by west — Date: circa 1771 a compass point that is one point west of due southwest ; S56°15′W …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • southwest — [south΄west′; ] naut. [ sou΄west] n. 1. the direction, or the point on a mariner s compass, halfway between south and west; 45° west of due south 2. a district or region in or toward this direction adj. 1. in, of, to, toward, or facing the… …   English World dictionary

  • west-southwestward — /west sowth west weuhrd/; Naut. /west sow west weuhrd/, Naut. adj. 1. moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the west southwest. adv. 2. toward the west southwest. Also, west southwestwardly. [WEST SOUTHWEST + WARD] * * * …   Universalium

  • west-southwestward — /west sowth west weuhrd/; Naut. /west sow west weuhrd/, Naut. adj. 1. moving, bearing, facing, or situated toward the west southwest. adv. 2. toward the west southwest. Also, west southwestwardly. [WEST SOUTHWEST + WARD] …   Useful english dictionary

  • Southwest — South west (?; colloq. sou .), n. The point of the compass equally from the south and the west; the southwest part or region. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Southwest — South west , a. Pertaining to, or in the direction of, the southwest; proceeding toward the southwest; coming from the southwest; as, a southwest wind. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • West Chester Township, Butler County, Ohio — West Chester Township, formerly known as Union Township, is a township located in the southeast corner of Butler County in the southwestern part of the U.S. state of Ohio, one of thirteen townships in the county. It is situated between… …   Wikipedia

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