Definition of northing in English:


Line breaks: north|ing
Pronunciation: /ˈnɔːθɪŋ


[mass noun]
1Distance travelled or measured northward, especially at sea: we should have to make 300 miles of northing
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
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  • These four regions divide the CBC plots into approximately equal samples around easting 45 and northing 21 of the U.K. national grid.

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