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south-southwest

[south-south-west; Nautical sou-sou-west]Navigation, Surveying
noun
  1. the point on the compass midway between south and southwest.
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adjective
  1. coming from this point: a south-southwest wind.
  2. directed toward this point: a south-southwest course.
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adverb
  1. toward this point: sailing south-southwest. Abbreviation: SSW
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south-southwest

noun
  1. the point on the compass or the direction midway between south and southwest; 202° 30′ clockwise from north
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adjective, adverb
  1. in, from, or towards this direction
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Symbol: SSW
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