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 (nôr′thĭng, -thĭng)
1. The northerly component of the distance traveled between two positions.
2. Progress toward the north.
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(ˈnɔːθɪŋ; -ðɪŋ)
1. (Navigation) nautical movement or distance covered in a northerly direction, esp as expressed in the resulting difference in latitude
2. (Astronomy) astronomy a north or positive declination
3. (Physical Geography) cartography
a. the distance northwards of a point from a given parallel indicated by the second half of a map grid reference
b. a latitudinal grid line. Compare easting2
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(ˈnɔr θɪŋ, -ðɪŋ)

1. northward movement or deviation; northerly direction.
2. distance due north made on any course tending northward.
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Northward, that is, from bottom to top, reading of grid values on a map.
Dictionary of Military and Associated Terms. US Department of Defense 2005.


(Astron) → nördliche Deklination (eines Planeten)
(= Naut)Weg mor Distanz fnach Norden
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