1.1 [count noun] A figure or line representing northward distance on a map (expressed by convention as the second part of a grid reference, after easting): everything above the 80 northing is positive, while everything below is negative
More example sentences
- These four regions divide the CBC plots into approximately equal samples around easting 45 and northing 21 of the U.K. national grid.
Definition of northing in:
- The US English dictionary