easting

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easting

[′ē·stiŋ]
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The distance a craft makes good to the east.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

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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