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easting

[′ē·stiŋ]
(navigation)
The distance a craft makes good to the east.

easting

i. An eastward (left to right) reading of grid values on a map. When the map is read from south to north, it is called northing.
ii. Movement toward the east.
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He correctly warns that "without effective strategic direction, battles such as 73 Easting can be won, but wars can still be lost.
Macgregor led a tank battalion in the battle of 73 Easting, a major American triumph in the 1991 war with Saddam Hussein and another source of lessons for achieving a "margin of victory.
In the final example, Macgregor highlights the Battle of 73 Easting during Operation Desert Storm.
He commanded the US armored forces in the Battle of 73 Easting in the 1991 Gulf War, the largest US tank victory since World War II.
Geographic position covariates were calculated using the centroid of each county and calculating the northing, easting, and north-westing in meters from an Albers projection.
I HOPE you all had a lovely Easter and enjoyed some quality time with friends and family over the long weekend - as well as easting lots of chocolate
The authors conclude that the study findings of reduced levels of urinary DAPs in adults after 7 days of easting mostly organic food suggest greater dietary exposure to OP pesticides from conventionally produced foods than organic foods and that consumption of an organic diet greatly reduces this exposure.
The speakers noted that providing enough energy for New England probably is a political, not a technical, problem--although the needs we are going to have in the near future because of the decommissioning of a number of easting energy sources, such as the Vermont Yankee nuclear plant, will result in our needing the equivalent of three Northern Passes, two gas pipelines and additional generating capacity if we are to meet the needs of New England.
For information the average RMSE (Root Mean Square Error) of coordinates taken from comparison of daily solutions (repeatability of coordinates) is 6 mm in northing and 9 mm in easting as listed in Table 3.
The first set of numbers, 0294818, represent a measurement of the east-west position, within the zone in metres--the easting.
The savage battle at the north-south gridline called 73 Easting is the location where American forces methodically, skillfully, and quickly destroyed the overwhelmed Iraqis in their defensive positions during Operation Desert Storm.