Dictionary:Departure (dep.)

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The east or west component of a line expressed in linear units; the difference of the longitudes of the ends of the line measured at a given latitude. For a line directed toward the northeast or southeast quadrant, the departure is positive or easting; it is negative or westing for a line directed toward the southwest or northwest quadrant.