Northing

North'ing noun 1. (Surv. & Navigation) Distance northward from any point of departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; -- opposed to southing . 2. (Astron.) The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination.
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Northing

• (n.) Distance northward from any point of departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; -- opposed to southing. • (n.) The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination. • (n.) The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination. • (n.) Distance northward from any ...
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Northing

Second measurement of a grid reference used to specific the location of a point on a rectangular coordinate system. The distance measured northward from the origin of a rectangular coordinate system.
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