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Words nearby easting
Example sentences from the Web for easting
We have been making a little easting, but that is all, and we are getting into the region of ice.A Final Reckoning|G. A. Henty
Then came the day, when, steering east by south, they started to “run their easting down.”The Viking Blood|Frederick William Wallace
It was possible that the Dornoch had proceeded directly to the southward, after making less easting than was anticipated.
"She has made all the easting necessary, and by this time she has laid her course about south-west," continued the commander.
I didn't suppose a couple of thousand miles of easting would take the heart out of things the way it does.Empire Builders|Francis Lynde
British Dictionary definitions for easting
- the distance eastwards of a point from a given meridian indicated by the first half of a map grid reference
- a longitudinal grid lineCompare northing (def. 3)