east·​ing ˈē-stiŋ How to pronounce easting (audio)
: easterly progress
make as much easting as possibleKevin Patterson
: difference in longitude to the east from the last preceding point of reckoning

Word History

First Known Use

circa 1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of easting was circa 1605

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Cite this Entry

“Easting.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/easting. Accessed 1 Mar. 2024.

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