easting

noun
east·ing | \ˈē-stiŋ \

Definition of easting 

1 : easterly progress make as much easting as possible— Kevin Patterson

2 : difference in longitude to the east from the last preceding point of reckoning

First Known Use of easting

circa 1605, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of easting was circa 1605

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