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  • noun Plural form of easting.

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Examples

  • (their "eastings" and "westings"), measured from their last known position, Duke of York Island, and from these computations to deduce their probable longitude.

    Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period Illustrative Documents

  • Within each of the 100,000-meter squares one can specify location to one-meter accuracy using a 5 digit eastings and northings reference system.

    Location, distance, and direction on maps

  • Coordinate measurements of location in the Northern Hemisphere using the UTM system are made relative to this point in meters in eastings (longitudinal distance) and northings (latitudinal distance).

    Location, distance, and direction on maps

  • By nightfall land was out of sight; the fleet headed out to find its eastings in the hope that the 3,300 land miles to the Cape of Good Hope would be a swift passage.

    Morgan’s Run

  • “I do not believe that eastings exist,” said Will Connelly to Stephen Donovan, who had come off watch and gone to the rail to see if he could find a fish for his dinner.

    Morgan’s Run

  • “I do not believe that eastings exist,” said Will Connelly to Stephen Donovan, who had come off watch and gone to the rail to see if he could find a fish for his dinner.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The length of our last leg will be much increased because we will not find our eastings in a hurry.

    Morgan’s Run

  • By nightfall land was out of sight; the fleet headed out to find its eastings in the hope that the 3,300 land miles to the Cape of Good Hope would be a swift passage.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The length of our last leg will be much increased because we will not find our eastings in a hurry.

    Morgan’s Run

  • The difference between the eastings and westings will be the whole departure.

    Lectures in Navigation

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