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west·ing

 (wĕs′tĭng)
n.
1. The westerly component of the distance traveled between two positions.
2. Progress toward the west.

[From west.]

westing

(ˈwɛstɪŋ)
n
(Navigation) nautical movement, deviation, or distance covered in a westerly direction, esp as expressed in the resulting difference in longitude

west•ing

(ˈwɛs tɪŋ)

n.
the distance due west made good on any course tending westward.
[1620–30]
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They always showed a considerable westing when I knew that we had been sailing due north.
A current was setting to the westward, she made westing whether she made southing or not.
With a nod to The Westing Game, Varian Johnson has penned a smart mystery that deftly explores the history of racial segregation in the South, modern-day discrimination, friendship, love and bullying.
and Westing, J., "NO2 from Lean-Burn Engines - On its Lower Sensitivity to Leaning than NO," SAE Technical Paper 950158, 1995, doi:10.4271/950158.
(8) Takiben, uluslararasi iliskilerde cevre sorunlannin guvenlik sorunu olarak ortaya konusu Westing, Gleick, Homer-Dixon, Orme ve Barnett ile devam etmistir.
The intertwined mysteries are reminiscent of Ellen Raskins The Westing Game (Dutton, 1978).
* You are a graduate of the Westing's Academy for the Arts of Magic, and you must embark on a team to prove yourself as mature magicusers.
T.'s big on reading, and there are several novels mentioned throughout: The Westing Game; The Outsiders; Wringer; Belle Praters' Boy; Are You There, God?
(22.) van Westing, EPM, Ferrari, GM, De Wit, JHW, "The Determination of Coating Performance Using Electrochemical Impedance Spectroscopy." Electrochim.

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