Definition of easting in English:

easting

noun

  • 1Distance traveled or measured eastward, especially at sea.

    1. 1.1 A figure or line representing eastward distance on a map (expressed by convention as the first part of a grid reference, before northing)
      • ‘These four regions divide the CBC plots into approximately equal samples around easting 45 and northing 21 of the U.K. national grid.’
      • ‘We've come to the exact co-ordinates given on the Internet, as a southing and an easting to the metre, to a spot out on a wall looking over Botany Bay with the clues that the cache is somewhere in this rock pile.’

Pronunciation

easting

/ˈēstiNG/