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Bearing (IPA: /ˈbɛɹɪŋ/)


Bearing (p. pr. & vb. n.)

of Bear

Bearing (n.)

The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage.

Bearing (n.)

Patient endurance; suffering without complaint.

Bearing (n.)

The situation of one object, with respect to another, such situation being supposed to have a connection with the object, or influence upon it, or to be influenced by it; hence, relation; connection.

Bearing (n.)

Purport; meaning; intended significance; aspect.

Bearing (n.)

The act, power, or time of producing or giving birth; as, a tree in full bearing; a tree past bearing.

Bearing (n.)

That part of any member of a building which rests upon its supports; as, a lintel or beam may have four inches of bearing upon the wall.

Bearing (n.)

The portion of a support on which anything rests.

Bearing (n.)

Improperly, the unsupported span; as, the beam has twenty feet of bearing between its supports.

Bearing (n.)

The part of an axle or shaft in contact with its support, collar, or boxing; the journal.

Bearing (n.)

The part of the support on which a journal rests and rotates.

Bearing (n.)

Any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of arms -- commonly in the pl.

Bearing (n.)

The situation of a distant object, with regard to a ship's position, as on the bow, on the lee quarter, etc.; the direction or point of the compass in which an object is seen; as, the bearing of the cape was W. N. W.

Bearing (n.)

The widest part of a vessel below the plank-sheer.

Bearing (n.)

The line of flotation of a vessel when properly trimmed with cargo or ballast.

Bearing ()

A cloth with which a child is covered when carried to be baptized.

Bearing ()

A short rein looped over the check hook or the hames to keep the horse's head up; -- called in the United States a checkrein.

Bearing

Machine element which constrains relative movement to the desired motion and reduces friction between moving parts

Bearing

Term used (for example) in navigation

Bearing Synonyms

Supporting, Load-bearing

Bearing Synonyms

Productive

Bearing Synonyms

Carriage, Posture

Bearing Synonyms

Armorial Bearing, Charge, Heraldic Bearing

Bearing Synonyms

Comportment, Mien, Presence

Bearing Synonyms

Aim, Heading

Bearing Rhymes


Airing, Baring, Bearing, Behring, Bering, Blaring, Caring, Chairing, Daring, Derring, Erring, Fehring, Flaring, Garing, Gehring, Glaring, Haring, Herring, Maring, Mehring, Nehring, Pairing, Paring, Scaring, Schering, Sharing, Snaring, Sparing, Squaring, Staring, Swearing, Tearing, Wareing, Waring, Wearing, Zaring, Zehring, Zeringue

Comparing, Declaring, Despairing, Impairing, Preparing, Repairing, Uncaring, Unsparing

Overbearing

Spanish Translation

Bearing in Spanish is Llevando

Tagalog Translation

Bearing in Tagalog is Bikas

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Beware of Greeks bearing gifts." - English proverbs

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Chief Supt. Strange: Hello Morse, bearing up are we?" - Inspector Morse (TV series)

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Her heart was a passion-flower, bearing within it the crown of thorns and the cross of Christ." - Jeremy Taylor

Example Sentence (Quote)

"I sit here for hours. It's like sitting amongst lighthouses, each lighthouse giving you a bearing on lost spaces of time..." - Peter Greenaway

Example Sentence (Quote)

" Superfluous branches We lop away, that bearing boughs may live." - Fruit


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