cardinal compass point

Definitions of cardinal compass point
  1. noun
    one of the four main compass points
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    N, due north, north, northward
    the cardinal compass point that is at 0 or 360 degrees
    E, due east, east, eastward
    the cardinal compass point that is at 90 degrees
    S, due south, south, southward
    the cardinal compass point that is at 180 degrees
    W, due west, west, westward
    the cardinal compass point that is a 270 degrees
    type of:
    compass point, point
    any of 32 horizontal directions indicated on the card of a compass
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