[ee-sting] /ˈi stɪŋ/

Navigation. the distance due made good on any course tending eastward; easterly departure.
a shifting eastward; easterly direction.
Surveying. a distance from a north-south reference line.
(nautical) the net distance eastwards made by a vessel moving towards the east


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