northing

noun
north·ing | \ˈnȯr-thiŋ, -t͟hiŋ \

Definition of northing 

1 : difference in latitude to the north from the last preceding point of reckoning

2 : northerly progress

First Known Use of northing

1858, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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