Meaning of east-northeast

east-north•east

Pronunciation: (ēst'nôrth"ēst'Naut.ēst'nôr"ēst'), [key]
— Navig., Survey. Navig.,Survey.
—n.
  1. the point on a compass midway between east and northeast.
—adj.
  1. coming from this point: an east-northeast wind.
  2. directed toward this point: an east-northeast course.
—adv.
  1. toward this point:ENE sailing east-northeast. Abbr.:
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