Southing



noun
1.
Astronomy.

the transit of a heavenly body across the celestial meridian.
south declination.

2.
movement or deviation toward the south.
3.
distance due south made by a vessel.
noun
1.
a cardinal point of the compass lying directly opposite north.
Abbreviation: S.
2.
the direction in which this point lies.
3.
(usually initial capital letter) a region or territory situated in this direction.
4.
the South, the general area south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River and east of the Mississippi, consisting mainly of those states that formed the Confederacy.
adjective
5.
lying toward or situated in the south; directed or proceeding toward the south.
6.
coming from the south, as a wind.
adverb
7.
to, toward, or in the south.
8.
Informal. into a state of serious decline, loss, or the like:
Sales went south during the recession.
verb (used without object)
9.
to turn or move in a southerly direction.
10.
Astronomy. to cross the meridian.
noun
1.
(nautical) movement, deviation, or distance covered in a southerly direction
2.
(astronomy) a south or negative declination
noun
1.
one of the four cardinal points of the compass, at 180° from north and 90° clockwise from east and anticlockwise from west
2.
the direction along a meridian towards the South Pole
3.
(often capital) the south, any area lying in or towards the south related adjectives meridional austral
4.
(usually capital) (cards) the player or position at the table corresponding to south on the compass
adjective
5.
situated in, moving towards, or facing the south
6.
(esp of the wind) from the south
adverb
7.
in, to, or towards the south
8.
(archaic) (of the wind) from the south
noun the South
1.
the southern part of England, generally regarded as lying to the south of an imaginary line between the Wash and the Severn
2.
(in the US)

the area approximately south of Pennsylvania and the Ohio River, esp those states south of the Mason-Dixon line that formed the Confederacy during the Civil War
the Confederacy itself

3.
the countries of the world that are not economically and technically advanced
adjective
4.

of or denoting the southern part of a specified country, area, etc
(capital as part of a name): the South Pacific

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Heb. Negeb, that arid district to the south of Palestine through which lay the caravan route from Central Palestine to Egypt (Gen. 12:9; 13:1, 3; 46:1-6). “The Negeb comprised a considerable but irregularly-shaped tract of country, its main portion stretching from the mountains and lowlands of Judah in the north to the mountains of Azazemeh in the south, and from the Dead Sea and southern Ghoron the east to the Mediterranean on the west.” In Ezek. 20:46 (21:1 in Heb.) three different Hebrew words are all rendered “south.” (1) “Set thy face toward the south” (Teman, the region on the right, 1 Sam. 33:24); (2) “Drop thy word toward the south” (Negeb, the region of dryness, Josh. 15:4); (3) “Prophesy against the forest of the south field” (Darom, the region of brightness, Deut. 33:23). In Job 37:9 the word “south” is literally “chamber,” used here in the sense of treasury (comp. 38:22; Ps. 135:7). This verse is rendered in the Revised Version “out of the chamber of the south.”

see: go south

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