[ eest-nawrth-eest; Nautical eest-nawr-eest ]
/ ˈistˌnɔrθˈist; Nautical ˈistˌnɔrˈist /
Navigation, Surveying


the point on a compass midway between east and northeast.


coming from this point: an east-northeast wind.
directed toward this point: an east-northeast course.


toward this point: sailing east-northeast. Abbreviation: ENE
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the point on the compass or the direction midway between northeast and east, 67° 30′ clockwise from north

adjective, adverb

in, from, or towards this direction
Symbol: ENE
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