easting


easting

noun

  1. Navigation. the distance due east made good on any course tending eastward; easterly departure.
  2. a shifting eastward; easterly direction.
  3. Surveying. a distance east from a north-south reference line.

noun

  1. nautical the net distance eastwards made by a vessel moving towards the east
  2. cartography
    1. the distance eastwards of a point from a given meridian indicated by the first half of a map grid reference
    2. a longitudinal grid lineCompare northing (def. 3)

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