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Hasil cari dari kata atau frase: east by south (0.01049 detik)
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English → English (WordNet) Definition: east by south east by south n : the compass point that is one point south of due east [syn: EbS]
English → English (gcide) Definition: East by south East \East\ ([=e]st), n. [OE. est, east, AS. e['a]st; akin to D. oost, oosten, OHG. [=o]stan, G. ost, osten, Icel. austr, Sw. ost, Dan. ["o]st, ["o]sten, Lith. auszra dawn, L. aurora (for ausosa), Gr. 'hw`s, "e`os, 'a`yws, Skr. ushas; cf. Skr. ush to burn, L. urere. [root]149, 288. Cf. Aurora, Easter, Sterling.] 1. The point in the heavens where the sun is seen to rise at the equinox, or the corresponding point on the earth; that one of the four cardinal points of the compass which is in a direction at right angles to that of north and south, and which is toward the right hand of one who faces the north; the point directly opposite to the west. [1913 Webster] The east began kindle. --E. Everett. [1913 Webster] 2. The eastern parts of the earth; the regions or countries which lie east of Europe; the orient. In this indefinite sense, the word is applied to Asia Minor, Syria, Chaldea, Persia, India, China, etc.; as, the riches of the East; the diamonds and pearls of the East; the kings of the East. [1913 Webster] The gorgeous East, with richest hand, Showers on her kings barbaric pearl and gold. --Milton. [1913 Webster] 3. (U. S. Hist. and Geog.) Formerly, the part of the United States east of the Alleghany Mountains, esp. the Eastern, or New England, States; now, commonly, the whole region east of the Mississippi River, esp. that which is north of Maryland and the Ohio River; -- usually with the definite article; as, the commerce of the East is not independent of the agriculture of the West. [1913 Webster] East by north, East by south, according to the notation of the mariner's compass, that point which lies 111/4[deg] to the north or south, respectively, of the point due east. East-northeast, East-southeast, that which lies 221/2[deg] to the north or south of east, or half way between east and northeast or southeast, respectively. See Illust. of Compass. [1913 Webster]

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