Definitions for "Northing"
Distance northward from any point of departure or of reckoning, measured on a meridian; -- opposed to southing.
The distance of any heavenly body from the equator northward; north declination.
(1) The "y" value in a rectangular coordinate system. (2) The distance north of a point location from the equator in a UTM grid zone.
Keywords:  easting, see
See easting.