west-southwest: Meaning and Definition of


Pronunciation: (west'south"west'Naut.west'sou"west'), [key]
— Navig., Survey. Navig.,Survey.
  1. a point on the compass midway between west and southwest.
  1. coming from this point: a west-southwest wind.
  2. directed toward this point: a west-southwest course.
  1. toward this point:WSW sailing west-southwest. Abbr.:
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