What is another word for Northing?

Pronunciation: [nˈɔːθɪŋ] (IPA)

Northing can be defined as the distance traveled northward from a fixed point, or the northward component of a vector. There are several synonyms for this term that can be used in different contexts. In navigation, northing can be referred to as latitude, while in cartography, the term northward displacement is used. In mathematics, northing can be called the y-coordinate or the vertical component of a coordinate system. Other synonyms for northing include elevation, altitude, zenith distance, and polar angle. These terms are used in different fields to describe the northward or upward movement or position of an object or point.

What are the hypernyms for Northing?

A hypernym is a word with a broad meaning that encompasses more specific words called hyponyms.
  • Other hypernyms:

    direction, cardinal direction, Geographic Direction, navigational direction.

Usage examples for Northing

I wished to make all the Northing that was possible, but there was nothing to be done in that way with the spritsail alone.
"The Frozen Pirate"
W. Clark Russell
An observation taken at night gave the latitude 18 degrees 1 minute 59 seconds, which gave about 41 miles of Northing.
"The Overland Expedition of The Messrs. Jardine"
Frank Jardine and Alexander Jardine
The clouds may hide the guiding star; the Northing may be lost; there may be no moss on the trees, or difference in their bark; the ridges may be flat or lost altogether, and there may be no water-courses; yet the Indian brave always goes for his teepee, straight as a crow flies.
"The Spirit of the Border A Romance of the Early Settlers in the Ohio Valley"
Zane Grey

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