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  • n. 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

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

    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

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

    Lectures in Navigation

  • Add together all the northings, all the southings, all the eastings and all the westings.

    Lectures in Navigation

  • He had, in truth, drunk very little -- not a fourth of the quantity which a systematic tippler could carry to church on a Sunday afternoon without a hitch in his eastings or genuflections; but the weakness of Sir John's constitution made mountains of his petty sins in this kind.

    Tess of the d'Urbervilles

  • Covers calculations for horizontal curves, vertical curves, spiral curves, lattitudes and departures, azimuths, northings and eastings, area measurement, topo leveling, earthwork volume and distance measurement.

    Softpedia - Windows - All

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