easting definition

  • noun:
    • the real difference in longitude between two jobs due to action to your east.
    • Progress toward the eastern.
    • the exact distance east of a typical research meridian.
    • A distance traveled eastward.
    • the exact distance calculated toward the east between two meridians attracted through the extremities of a course; distance of deviation eastward created by a vessel.
    • Nautical and surveying, the exact distance eastward from confirmed meridian; the exact distance produced by a ship on an eastern course, expressed in nautical kilometers.
    • attaining the part of its diurnal movement in which it crosses the prime vertical and it is exactly east of observer: stated of a heavenly body.

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