Pronunciation: (ēst'nôrth"ēst'; Naut.ēst'nôr"ēst'), [key] Navig., Survey.
the point on a compass midway between east and northeast.
1. coming from this point: an east-northeast wind.
2. directed toward this point: an east-northeast course.
toward this point: sailing east-northeast. Abbr.: ENE
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