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north by east


  • WordNet 3.6
    • n north by east the compass point that is one point east (clockwise) of due north
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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:

It must have been a keen disappointment when Hendrick had to turn north, and then east again, always fended off by the land.
"Boy Scouts on Hudson Bay" by G. Harvey Ralphson
On the east it was protected by the Cumberland River; on the north and south by two flooded creeks.
"History of the United States, Volume 4" by E. Benjamin Andrews
We are steaming now north by east, a very winding course, for the water is shallow though the river is wide.
"From Edinburgh to India & Burmah" by William G. Burn Murdoch
We run round its north west end, and on the 23d saw land, which we supposed to be the Luisiade, a cape bearing north east and by east.
"Voyage of H.M.S. Pandora" by Edward Edwards
On the east and west it is bounded by hills, and on the north stretches the valley of the Tamar.
"The History of Tasmania, Volume II (of 2)" by John West
It proved to be the North Island of New Zealand, never before approached by Europeans from the east.
"A Book of Discovery" by Margaret Bertha (M. B.) Synge
We sailed sometimes east, then east by north and east by south, and again east.
"Journal of Jasper Danckaerts, 1679-1680" by Jasper Danckaerts
When I first arrived, somewhat more than a year before, I had entered the city by the north-east.
"Lavengro The Scholar, the Gypsy, the Priest" by George Borrow
Those in the gap were staring out at the north-east with eyes held fascinated by the wonder of it all.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
By dawn on the following morning, the hurricane had lost its strength and settled down into a hard gale from the north-east.
"Yorke The Adventurer" by Louis Becke
The area between the attacking forces was some eighty miles in extent, north to south, by 120 miles west to east.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
The first attempt of the Dutch to reach China and Japan by the north-east thus came about.
"The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II" by A.E. Nordenskieold
General Mackall found himself hemmed in to the south and east by swamp, and to the north and west by Paine's division.
"From Fort Henry to Corinth" by Manning Ferguson Force
Closely resembling the above efforts were those made on the north-east side of the Forest by the Rev.
"The Forest of Dean An Historical and Descriptive Account" by H. G. Nicholls
At intervals I was very gratified to see that the sky, to the north and north-east, was illuminated by distant searchlights.
"'Brother Bosch', an Airman's Escape from Germany" by Gerald Featherstone Knight
The current, I see, is still north-east, or from that to north-by-east.
"The Works of Robert Louis Stevenson - Swanston Edition Vol. 20 (of 25)" by Robert Louis Stevenson
Stan sent the Ryan up and headed her north by a point or two east.
"A Yankee Flier in Italy" by Rutherford G. Montgomery
By referring to the compass he finds that the position of this hill is a little east of north.
"Woodcraft" by E. H. (Elmer Harry) Kreps
It is screened from the roadway by great trees, and on the north and east faces the water.
"Colonial Homes and Their Furnishings" by Mary H. Northend
In the north-east corner of this court and opposite to the Porta della Carta, is the famous Scala dei Giganti, erected by Rizzio in 1483.
"Cathedral Cities of Italy" by William Wiehe Collins

In poetry:

Come, East and West and North,
By races, as snow-flakes,
And carry my purpose forth,
Which neither halts nor shakes.
"Boston Hymn" by Ralph Waldo Emerson
Fiercely he shouted: "Bear away
East by north for Seven Isles Bay!"
The maiden wept and prayed,
But the ship her helm obeyed.
"The Bay Of Seven Islands" by John Greenleaf Whittier
Dirge the sorrows by time made dim:
Seas are sullen in rain and mist.
Regret the woes that behind us swim:
Sullen’s the north and grey the east.
"Northumbria - A Dirge" by Thomas Runciman
East Bay, some tea and talk, them home by King.
The horses have an antiquated plod;
The team is old, but not too old to balk
If driven north of Broad.
"Beyond Debate" by William Hervey Allen Jr
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
A score of years had come and gone
Since the Pilgrims landed on Plymouth stone,
When Captain Underhill, bearing scars
From Indian ambush and Flemish wars,
Left three-hilled Boston and wandered down,
East by north, to Cocheco town.
"John Underhill" by John Greenleaf Whittier

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.
There it sits in the east­ern sky in the spring, a sim­ple tri­an­gle framed by the Big Dip­per to the north, Leo to the south­west, Bootes to the east, and Virgo to the southeast.
Cannerelli / The Post-Standard Angelo Puccia poses Monday with a steel couch he created in 2006 by the I-690 entrance ramp near the intersection of Erie Boulevard East and North McBride Street in Syracuse.
It has been driven to the north and east by high winds, dry fuels and high temperatures.
Advanced Westinghouse plasma gasification technology supplied by AlterNRG, Calgary, Alberta, is at the heart of a new energy-from-waste (EFW) plant to be built in Teesside, North East England.
The Chinese icebreaker completed the Arctic North-East Passage marking the first such voyage by a Chinese vessel and opening an Arctic route connecting the Pacific and the Atlantic for future Chinese science expeditions.
John Ford 's Westerns, Hitchcock's North by Northwest, Woody Allen's Upper East Side: American movies used to be set in America.
Faubourg Marengo, a neighborhood in the Uptown Historic District, bounded roughly by Magazine Street on the north, Tchoupitoulas Street on the south, Peniston Street on the east and Napoleon Avenue on the west.
Mount St Charles senior Meaghan Walsh (25) sends the ball over the head of East Providence defender Hannah Drolet (5) during the first game of Tuesday's Division I-North showdown PHOTO BY ERNEST A BROWN.
(EDCL), the largest Russian oilfield services company by market value, plans to expand into the Middle East and North Africa to diversify.
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.
's north plaza as part of Earth Day events sponsored by the the Lower East Side Ecology Center.
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.
North by East Its Name Is Mud Political correctness, we fear, has reached the Maine woods.
Roberta Vick, 33, of East Willard Avenue, Norwalk, stepped into oncoming traffic on Milan Avenue just north of Williams Avenue and was struck by a northbound vehicle, Norwalk Police Capt.

In science:

For north or east migration, we begin by locating the rhombus in ζ which is maximal in the standard order.
Puzzles, Tableaux and Mosaics
Charts are J −band images of generally two arcmin on a side (unless constrained by the edge of a UKIDSS frame) with north up and east left.
Fifteen new T dwarfs discovered in the UKIDSS Large Area Survey
The corresponding synthesized beam, adopting natural weighting, was similar for both sources, 5.0′′ by 4.0′′ at PA ∼80 degrees, east of north.
Interferometric CO Observations of submillimeter-faint, radio-selected starburst galaxies at z~2
Looking at the SDSS images of SDSS 1523+4604, aka CSO749 (Sanduleak & Pesch 1989), the components of this binary seem to be slightly separated, also noted by Heller et al. (2009), and there seems to be a third red ob ject towards the North-East.
Post common envelope binaries from SDSS. XII: The orbital period distribution
Note that this model coincides with the one proposed by Grimmett if we consider percolation only in the North-East quadrant.
On a property of random-oriented percolation in a quadrant
For A a square (i) and (ii) follow by symmetry of A about the north-east diagonal (see Figure 2).
Exponential-Uniform Identities Related to Records
To see what happens in the case of a non-bipartite graph we consider the triangular lattice which can be obtained by taking the usual square lattice Z2 and adding an edge between each vertex x and its north-east neighbor x + (1, 1).
The random geometry of equilibrium phases
NGC 2903 and NGC 1512 have narrow band images taken by HST in both Paα and Hα, revealing a large number of H II regions. M51 also has both Paα and Hα images observed by HST showing numerous H II regions; however, these images overlap only in a small region about 20′′ to the north and 20′′ to the east of the nucleus.
A comparison between Pa alpha and H alpha emission: The relation between HII region mean reddening, local gas density and metallicity
By necessity the first step must be north and the final step must be east.
Properties of the poset of Dyck paths ordered by inclusion
The correspondence can easily be seen by considering each north step as a left parenthesis and each east step as a right parenthesis.
Properties of the poset of Dyck paths ordered by inclusion
To test such a case, we simulated allele frequencies for the HGDP populations based on variable since one population, the Yakuts from north-east Russia, is characterized by a very low minimum temperature (Figure 4A).
Robust identification of local adaptation from allele frequencies
To the north-east, the X-ray emission appears to be bounded by the northern tidal streamer.
ROSAT Observations of the Galactic Wind in M82
The diffuse X-ray emission from within LMC 2 is confined by the filaments to the north and east, but extends beyond the southern filaments in a bright X-ray Spur (see Figure 11 and §3.2.8).
Large Scale Diffuse X-ray Emission from the Large Magellanic Cloud
In the Pacific north-east area the data of the buoy stations arranged by the American oceanologists were analyzed. The diagram of all buoys location is shown on Fig.5.
Dynamics of the internal gravity waves in the heterogeneous and nonstationary stratified mediums
North is to the top, East to the left. a) Original image. b) Deconvolved image: the quasar images A and B appear as point sources, the lensing galaxy is the sum of a de Vaucouleurs profile plus the residuals which are not fitted by the light profile.
Redshifts and lens profile for the double quasar QJ 0158-4325