Northing

Definitions

  • A Cliff-dwelling of North America
    A Cliff-dwelling of North America
  • Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • Northing (Surv. & Navigation) Distance northward from any point of departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; -- opposed to southing.
    • Northing (Astron) The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination.
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Andrée's Departure for the North Pole Andrée's Departure for the North Pole
North American Great Peacock North American Great Peacock
The north wind doth blow The north wind doth blow
NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE NORTH-WEST MOUNTED POLICE
The North Star The North Star
BALD CYPRESS DRAPED WITH SPANISH "MOSS." This tree is almost entirely hidden by this "moss," which is really a flowering plant of the Pineapple family. Range: In swamps and along rivers from Delaware to Florida, west to Texas, north to Missouri and southern Indiana. Photograph by G. Clyde Fisher BALD CYPRESS DRAPED WITH SPANISH "MOSS." This tree is almost entirely hidden by this "moss," which is really a...
GREAT HORNED OWL Rabbits constitute a favorite food when available. Poultry and other birds are also destroyed by this owl. Range: Eastern North America GREAT HORNED OWL Rabbits constitute a favorite food when available. Poultry and other birds are also destroyed by...
DUCK HAWKS ON THE PALISADES OF THE HUDSON The "Noble Peregrine" of falconry carrying a pigeon to its young. Range: North and South America. Habitat Group in The American Museum of Natural History DUCK HAWKS ON THE PALISADES OF THE HUDSON The "Noble Peregrine" of falconry carrying a pigeon to its young. Range:...

Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The Great Wall stretches for about 4,500 miles across North China
    • n northing The distance of a planet from the equator northward; north declination.
    • n northing In navigation and surveying, the distance of latitude reckoned northward from the last point of reckoning: opposed to southing.
    • n northing Deviation toward the north. When a wind blows from a direction to the northward of east or west, it is said to have northing in it.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: In 1894, the carnival made its debut in North America
    • ns Northing motion, distance, or tendency northward: distance of a heavenly body from the equator northward: difference of latitude made by a ship in sailing northward: deviation towards the north
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Quotations

  • Philip Guedalla
    Philip Guedalla
    “Biography is a very definite region bounded on the north by history, on the south by fiction, on the east by obituary, and on the west by tedium.”
  • Wallace Stevens
    Wallace%20Stevens
    “Civilization must be destroyed. The hairy saints of the North have earned this crumb by their complaints.”
  • William Shakespeare
    William%20Shakespeare
    “Send danger from the east unto the west, so honor cross it from the north to south.”
  • Vicki Baum
    Vicki Baum
    “Fame always brings loneliness. Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.”
  • Benjamin Disraeli
    Benjamin%20Disraeli
    “News is that which comes from the North, East, West and South, and if it comes from only one point on the compass, then it is a class ; publication and not news.”
  • Vicki Baum
    Vicki Baum
    “Success is as ice cold and lonely as the North Pole.”

Etymology

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
A.S. north; cf. Ger. nord.

Usage

In literature:

In the north country everybody called the corporation The Three C's.
"Joan of Arc of the North Woods" by Holman Day
Grant at the North Anna.
"History of the United States, Volume 4" by E. Benjamin Andrews
Wall was about thirty, and had made more than one trip to the North Seas.
"The English at the North Pole" by Jules Verne
North of North America, in the intensely cold region, is the Arctic Ocean.
"Where We Live" by Emilie Van Beil Jacobs
So these two, with their two young children, had made their way north.
"The Heart of Unaga" by Ridgwell Cullum
Thus, much in its own despite, the North obtained armies and the foundation of success.
"Destruction and Reconstruction:" by Richard Taylor
Personal Liberty Laws in the North.
"History of the United States, Volume 3 (of 6)" by E. Benjamin Andrews
The Twenty-fifth Brigade, to the south, had the good fortune to turn the flank of the Germans north of Neuve Chapelle.
"The Story of the Great War, Volume V (of 12)"
Why couldn't I ask her to go with me to Miss North's?
"Blue Bonnet in Boston" by Caroline E. Jacobs
France also had a foothold, or rather two footholds, in North America.
"A History of the United States" by Cecil Chesterton
It was equally plain that the sentiment against slavery in the North had increased greatly in distinctness and intensity.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
North refused, and Townshend remained in office.
"The Political History of England - Vol. X." by William Hunt
It was known that between these two coasts the sea swept in a powerful current out of the north.
"Adventurers of the Far North" by Stephen Leacock
It was Mr. North, Hannibal's master.
"A Noble Woman" by Ann S. Stephens
The ice to the north now seemed to be rather looser, and at 8 P.M. we at last began once more to make our way north.
"Farthest North" by Fridtjof Nansen
These are confined to the lakes of North Wales, North-western England, South-western Scotland, and Ireland.
"The History of the European Fauna" by R. F. Scharff
The village of Breville is located on the coast, about 6 kilometers north of Granville.
"Romanesque Art in Southern Manche: Album" by Marie Lebert
Temperate waters from at Temperate seas from at least least North Carolina north.
"Whales, Dolphins, and Porpoises of the Western North Atlantic" by Stephen Leatherwood
A large sea turtle, designed as a present to Lord North, was one of the delicacies of the prize.
"Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution" by L. Carroll Judson
AU'BURN, the name of many places in America, the chief being a handsome city of New York State, at the north end of Owasco Lake.
"The New Gresham Encyclopedia. Vol. 1 Part 3" by Various
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In poetry:

O strong, free North, so wise and brave!
O South, too lovely for a slave!
Why read ye not the changeless truth,--
The free can conquer but to save?
"Northward" by John Hay
Awake, thou stormy North, and blast
The subtle spells around us cast;
Beat from our limbs these flowery chains
With the sharp scourges of thy rains!
"Storm and Calm" by Henry Timrod
Then fell our tears so quickly,
We breath’d, we breath’d so thickly,
While scarce our lips could stammer forth
Prayers for you, and for the North.
"Miscellanies" by George Borrow
Ye Britons of the South come forth,
With all your brethren of the North,
And hearken to a pastor's strains,
Who'd lead you to heav'n's blissful plains.
"Concerning The New Jerusalem" by Rees Prichard
And "Whence," they cried, "O Sons of Pride,
Sail you the dark eternal tide?
Lie your halls to the South or North,
And who is the King that sent you forth?"
"The Ballad of Iskander" by James Elroy Flecker
WHEN the soft breath of Spring goes forth
Far o'er the mountains of the North,
How soon those wastes of dazzling snow
With life, and bloom, and beauty glow.
"The Northern Spring" by Felicia Dorothea Hemans

In news:

For sires who stand in North America (or stood in North America if pensioned or deceased).
Police say two North Douglas residents sustained minor injuries after a single-vehicle accident in the 4400 block of North Douglas Tuesday afternoon.
NORTH CREEK Most of us who reside in North Creek are somehow connected to the phenomenon of alpine skiing.
Charlotte, North Carolina, United States, North America.
But conditions are changing in the far north, and in 2007 a lightning strike caused the biggest wildfire ever recorded on the North Slope of Alaska.
POULSBO — After a long wait, North Kitsap residents can plunge in to the North Kitsap Community Pool again.
Another record North Dakota wheat yield would be nice for the 2012 season, says Jim Peterson, marketing director, North Dakota Wheat Commission.
Nancy Ellrod and Larry Segal ski down the slopes of Squaw Valley resort on the north shore of Lake Tahoe, which was ranked Outside Magazine's top resort in North America.
A lady from North Pole called to say that she went to the North Pole Dumpsters on Memorial Day and was upset to see that someone had tossed a worn out American flag into a Dumpster.
Malnourished children line the floor of a pediatric ward of Rinsan County Hospital in flood-affected North Hwanghae province in North Korea.
North Royalton residents looking for something to do should visit the North Royalton Branch of the Cuyahoga County Public Library, 14600 State Road.
Statoil ASA has added the Geitungen discovery on the Utsira High north of the Johan Sverdrup field development area in the North Sea offshore Norway.
North Creek — Elise and Woody Widlund are bringing a new look to their photographic images on exhibit at Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek from July 28 through Aug 29.
North Creek, NY, Jun 28, 2012 — The Tannery Pond Community Center in North Creek is marking its 10th anniversary this week with a celebration.
Lisa Greenleaf is North American Systems Business Field Manager, TUV Rheinland of North America, 978-266-9500.
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In science:

The first equation is the energy balance model proposed by North and Cahalan .
Stochastic Dynamics of a Coupled Atmosphere--Ocean Model
The most detailed abundance pattern was published by Erspamer & North (2003).
About the chemical composition of delta Scuti - the prototype of the class of pulsating variables
This parameters, Erspamer & North (2003) abundances and the values microturbulence and rotation velocities were used for initial calculation of synthetis spectrum in the whole observed region.
About the chemical composition of delta Scuti - the prototype of the class of pulsating variables
Example: The SO(2) subgroup of SO(3) is the isotropy subgroup at the north pole of a unit 2–sphere imbedded in 3–dimensional space, since it keeps this point fixed.
Lectures on random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
On the other hand, the north pole is mapped onto any point on the surface of the sphere by elements of the coset SO(3)/SO(2).
Lectures on random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
The subgroup that keeps the north pole fixed is K = SO(2) and its algebra contains the operator Lz = ∂φ .
Lectures on random matrix theory and symmetric spaces
In the high tension regime, (large force or |~r | comparable to the contour length L), the polymer is essentially straight between its ends and the tangent vector ˆt only makes small deviations from the direction ˆz of the applied force, which we call the north pole (of the sphere of tangent directions).
DNA Elasticity : Topology of Self-Avoidance
In this regime, one can do perturbation theory and approximate the sphere of directions by the tangent plane at the north pole.
DNA Elasticity : Topology of Self-Avoidance
Recall that the force is applied in the z direction, which we call north.
DNA Elasticity : Topology of Self-Avoidance
Let us choose a fiducial curve ˜C∗ , which goes from ~0 to ~r in a straight line, whose tangent vector is identically north pointing.
DNA Elasticity : Topology of Self-Avoidance
One simply deforms the tangent vector ˆt(s) along the unique shorter geodesic connecting ˆt(s) to the north pole.
DNA Elasticity : Topology of Self-Avoidance
If there are no components of Fj in the interior of B′ then the 3-handle is isotopic to B′ via passing over the north pole.
Generalized Property R and the Schoenflies Conjecture
Moving the null geodesic from the north to the south poles of one of the 2-spheres amounts to replacing one of the fields A+ or B+ by A− or B− respectively.
On the pp-wave limit and the BMN structure of new Sasaki-Einstein spaces
Similarly, we can use the stereographic pro jection from the North pole to identify H− with D, and then define the equivalence relation ∼h on H− .
Scaling limits of bipartite planar maps are homeomorphic to the 2-sphere
Watanabe, Stochastic differential equations and diffusion processes, North-Holland Pub.
Decomposing generalized measurements into continuous stochastic processes
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