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east by south


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n east by south the compass point that is one point south of due east
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The only South East Asian country that has never been colonized by a Western Power is Thailand
    • East by south according to the notation of the mariner's compass, that point which lies 111/4° to the north or south, respectively, of the point due east.
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  • Philip Guedalla
    Philip Guedalla
    “Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium.”


In literature:

Shielded from the wind by the high shore, the dory sped on east by south.
"Jim Spurling, Fisherman" by Albert Walter Tolman
The packet had been attacked and captured by the pirates about ten leagues south by east of Cape Henlopen.
"Howard Pyle's Book of Pirates" by Howard I. Pyle
It is obtained from two or three different species of trees, in the East-Indies, and South-America, by making incisions in the stem.
"Conversations on Chemistry, V. 1-2" by Jane Marcet
During this year the town and district were invaded by a plague of rats, travelling from north-east to south-west in hundreds of thousands.
"Reminiscences of Queensland" by William Henry Corfield
The East India Company, in 1702, established a Factory at Banjermassin, on the South Coast, but were expelled by the natives in 1706.
"British Borneo" by W. H. Treacher
By this time I had seen a good part of south-east Santo, and I was eager to visit the south-west, with Santo Peak.
"Two Years with the Natives in the Western Pacific" by Felix Speiser
It was thus bounded on east, south, and west, by streams.
"The History of London" by Walter Besant
The property east and south of this was, in the year 1262, held by Geoffrey the Wheelwright.
"Memorials of Old London" by Various
It is bounded on the side of India (on the south and east) by Thokharistan, Ghaznee, Sedjestan, and Kirman.
"Les Parsis" by D. Menant
Upon the south-east portion of this nursery-ground the first stone was laid by H.R.H.
"A Walk from London to Fulham" by Thomas Crofton Croker
Wood Enderby lies about four miles south by east from Horncastle.
"A History of Horncastle from the earliest period to the present time" by James Conway Walter
Tell Duncan to put her head south-east by south.
"The Adventure League" by Hilda T. Skae
In my grasp I hold you; by a nod I make you flit from north to south, from east to west, like so many puppets.
"Harper's New Monthly Magazine, Volume 2, No. 12, May, 1851." by Various
Some idea of the closeness of the towns and villages may be found by examining the south-east corner of the map.
"Etna" by G. F. Rodwell
And by then it was pitch dark, save for a shimmering red glow to the east and to the south.
"Dave Dawson at Dunkirk" by Robert Sydney Bowen
The north transept is by Bishop Aquablanca, 1245-1268, whilst the south-east transept dates from the Late Decorated style.
"Cathedral Cities of England" by George Gilbert
Accompanied by Duran, we were hurried over the side into a boat, which set off immediately toward a beach to the south-east.
"The Voodoo Gold Trail" by Walter Walden
The sea sometimes, when impelled by a strong south-east wind, makes its way into the lake.
"Charles Lyell and Modern Geology" by Thomas George Bonney
The entrance to the harbour is protected by a stone pier, which stretches half a mile south-east from the north bank of the river mouth.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 3, Slice 6" by Various
The reason for our visit is provided by the second window east from the south portal.
"Stained Glass Tours in France" by Charles Hitchcock Sherrill

In poetry:

Why still pursue a bootless quest,
And wander heartsore farther East,
Because unanswered, south or west,
By Pagan seer or Christian priest?
"The Door Of Humility" by Alfred Austin
To go from longing land to land
A stateless queen, a welcome guest,
O'er hill and vale, by sea and strand,
From North to South, and East to West.
"The Progress Of The Rose" by Denis Florence MacCarthy
I saw the tall fresh ferns prest,
By scudding doe and fawn;
I say the grey dove's swelling breast,
Above the margin of her nest;
When north and south and east and west
Roll'd all the red of dawn.
""The Earth Waxeth Old."" by Isabella Valancy Crawford
Mr.-a-Field, go forth, go forth,
Go east and west and south and north;
You'll always find the furze in flower,
Find every hour the lovers' hour,
And, by my faith in love and rhyme,
The skylark singing all the time!
"The Skylark" by Edith Nesbit
Oh, it's dreary along South Street when the rain is coming down,
And the east wind makes the student draw more close his warm red gown,
As I often saw you do, when I watched you going by
On the stormy days to College, from my window up on high.
"Come Back to St Andrews" by Robert Fuller Murray

In news:

Lakeview, bounded roughly by Robert E Lee Boulevard on the north, I-610 on the south, Orleans Avenue on the east and West End Boulevard on the west.
South Hills Genealogists (SHG) areas of focus are the communities south (through Peters and Union Townships) and west of the Monongahela River, and those that are cut through by or east of PA S.R 19.
Jacksonville played the Hatters Sept 25, followed by South Carolina Upstate at 7 pm Friday, Sept 28, and then East Tennessee State at 3 pm Saturday, Sept 29.
Grow a 4x12-foot version of the White House Kitchen Garden (designed by Better Homes and Gardens garden editors) on your own south (or east or west) lawn.
Hurstville, in the Uptown historic district, bounded roughly by South Claiborne Avenue on the north, the Mississippi River on the south, Joseph Street on the east and State Street on the west.
Freret, in the Uptown Historic District, bounded roughly by South Claiborne Avenue on the north, Loyola Street on the south, Napoleon Avenue on the east and Jefferson Avenue on the west.
A Honda Accord leaving the East Harwich post office was hit by a Chevrolet Silverado on South Orleans Road (Route 39) at Bay Road.
43 pm Tuesday, an eastbound Ford Ranger driven by Donald Lee Duncan Jr, 56, of Paradise, struck a semi on South Avenue east of Highway 99W. High-level Gathering to Share Strategies for Improving Cities, Organized by The Millennium Project South-East Node.
THE idea that the Himalaya could lose its glaciers by 2035—glaciers which feed rivers across South and East Asia—is a dramatic and apocalyptic one.
Located on the Arizona Strip, Colorado City is cut off from the rest of Arizona by the Grand Canyon to the south and the Colorado River to the east.
This much we know about America's ever-expanding drone war in South Asia and the Middle East: it's controversial, rarely acknowledged by the White House, often effective, and subject to only the sketchiest Congressional oversight.
Federal Emergency Management Agency officials are urging South Dakotans affected by recent flooding to register for assistance now before Hurricane Irene hits the East Coast and the agency is flooded with applicants.
The first Sandvik branded mobile screen to be commissioned in Australia was successfully handed over to South East Excavations who are operating two quarries owned by McGeary Bros at Wardell in northern NSW.
Swedish retail giant H&M will enter the South East of Asia by opening a store in Singapore's most central shopping area.

In science:

In order to find the matches to the coordinates listed by Kraft et al. (2001), we apply a small shift (1 arcsec East and 2 arcsec South) to the VLT images in order to match the CHANDRA positions.
Optical Counterparts of X-Ray Point Sources Observed by CHANDRA in NGC5128: 20 New Globular Cluster X-Ray Sources
In short, the first bug to reach (i, j ) lives there, and bugs which arrive thereafter are routed by the rotor: first to the North, then West, South, and East, in that order, and then the cycle begins with North again (Fig 4).
Goldbug Variations
Yamaguchi, South East Asia Theoretical Physics Association and Physical Society of Japan, distributed by World Scientific, Singapore (1990).
Generalizing Quantum Mechanics for Quantum Spacetime
However, neither of these two sources constitute an unambiguous identi ficati on. J065104.0 Guided by the IRAC images, two faint 24-µm source are found ∼ 9′′ east and south-east of the mm centroid.
Wide-field mid-infrared and millimetre imaging of the high-redshift radio galaxy, 4C41.17
This center is offset from the pointing center by δX = -0.′′8 and δY = -2.′′6 (i.e., towards the south-east) and was used as an initial estimate for a ROTCUR run with all parameters left free.
Dynamical Centers and Non-Circular Motions in THINGS Galaxies: Implications for Dark Matter Halos
The relationship for the south-east quadrant is indicated by black dots, the south-west by red crosses, the north east by green open diamonds and the north west by blue triangles.
High Spatial Resolution Galactic 3D Extinction Mapping with IPHAS
This can be explained by the fact that no potential background sources can be found North from the array, while several exist in the South (railroad), East (train station) or West (DAQ room and electrical transformers) directions.
The TIANSHAN Radio Experiment for Neutrino Detection
We refer to these distinguished ob jects by N and S (which stand for north and south respectively; we take inspiration from the compass because in Γ ⊢ ∆ we have Γ on the west and ∆ on the east.) In sequences of ob jects, the N and S ob ject are the first and last ob ject.
Graphs of Plural Cuts
However, for a self-dual Fishburn matrix M, we may consider an alternative notion of size, which we call the reduced size of M and denote by rs(M ), and which we define as the sum of all the diagonal and south-east cells of the matrix.
Counting Self-Dual Interval Orders
The outlying maser spot to the south-east in the VLA map is likely associated with a feature reported by Richards et al. (1996).
The Distance and Size of the Red Hypergiant NML Cyg from VLBA and VLA Astrometry
Let the vertices of the null parallelogram be labeled by N, E, S and W corresponding, respectively, to their relative locations North, East, South and West in the 2-space, as shown in Fig. 2.
Characteristic Evolution and Matching
This lemma is satisfied by the four leaf nodes North, South, East, and West in the taxi task, because their one-step reward is a constant (−1).
Hierarchical Reinforcement Learning with the MAXQ Value Function Decomposition
North West - South East (also specified by the label of the y-axis).
Rotation of Jets from Young Stars: New Clues from the Hubble Space Telescope Imaging Spectrograph
Label the southeast border of a permutation tableaux with D ’s and E ’s going from North-East to SouthWest such that each South step is labelled by D and each West step is labelled by E .
The Matrix Ansatz, Orthogonal Polynomials, and Permutations
Begin by walking east from (1, n) 2) At a blue vertex, turn south and continue walking 3) At a green vertex, turn eash and continue walking 4) End at (n, 1) Rotate the path P ′ by π/4 radians counter-clockwise to obtain a Dyck path P .
Expected Patterns in Permutation Classes