Easting East"ing, n. (Naut. & Surv.) The distance measured toward the east between two meridians drawn through the extremities of a course; distance of departure eastward made by a vessel. [1913 Webster]

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  • easting — [ēs′tiŋ] n. 1. Naut. the distance due east covered by a vessel traveling on any easterly course 2. an easterly direction …   English World dictionary

  • easting — noun Date: 1628 1. easterly progress < make as much easting as possible Kevin Patterson > 2. difference in longitude to the east from the last preceding point of reckoning …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • easting — rytų kryptimi statusas T sritis Gynyba apibrėžtis Į rytus (t. y. iš kairės į dešinę) – skaitant tinklelio kvadratų koordinates žemėlapyje. atitikmenys: angl. easting pranc. vers l’est …   NATO terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • easting — /ee sting/, n. 1. Navig. the distance due east made good on any course tending eastward; easterly departure. 2. a shifting eastward; easterly direction. 3. Survey. a distance east from a north south reference line. [1620 30; EAST + ING1] * * * …   Universalium

  • easting — noun a) The distance east of a standard reference meridian. b) A distance traveled eastward …   Wiktionary

  • easting —   the vertical gridlines on a map so called because their numeric value increases from west to east …   Geography glossary

  • Easting —    1. The distance of a point east of the point of origin of the grid of a map or some abbreviation of it [25].    2. The west east component of a survey leg, or of a series of legs or of a complete traverse; east is positive and west is negative …   Lexicon of Cave and Karst Terminology

  • easting — n. direction to the east; moving to the east …   English contemporary dictionary

  • 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 …   Aviation dictionary

  • easting — 1) teasing 2) seating …   Anagrams dictionary

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