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Definitions of bearing

  1. Carrying; producing. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  2. Of bear. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  3. the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  4. heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  5. a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  6. relevant relation or interconnection; "those issues have no bearing on our situation" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  7. producing or yielding; "an interest-bearing note"; "fruit-bearing trees" Wordnet Dictionary DB
  8. Patient endurance; suffering without complaint. Webster Dictionary DB
  9. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  10. Purport; meaning; intended significance; aspect. Webster Dictionary DB
  11. The act, power, or time of producing or giving birth; as, a tree in full bearing; a tree past bearing. Webster Dictionary DB
  12. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  13. The portion of a support on which anything rests. Webster Dictionary DB
  14. The part of an axle or shaft in contact with its support, collar, or boxing; the journal. Webster Dictionary DB
  15. The part of the support on which a journal rests and rotates. Webster Dictionary DB
  16. 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. Webster Dictionary DB
  17. The widest part of a vessel below the plank-sheer. Webster Dictionary DB
  18. The line of flotation of a vessel when properly trimmed with cargo or ballast. Webster Dictionary DB
  19. Any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of arms - commonly in the pl. Webster Dictionary DB
  20. The act of enduring with patience; manner of carrying the head and body; as, I knew him by his bearing; behavior; meaning or significance; the act or power of producing; the part of a machine that supports the friction; the direction or point of the compass in which an object is seen; the position of one object with respect to another; usually in plural; as, it was so dark that it was impossible for us to get our bearings. The Winston Simplified Dictionary. By William Dodge Lewis, Edgar Arthur Singer. Published 1919.
  21. Behavior: situation of one object with regard to another: relation. The american dictionary of the english language. By Daniel Lyons. Published 1899.
  22. Deportment; relative position. The Clarendon dictionary. By William Hand Browne, Samuel Stehman Haldeman. Published 1894.
  23. The act of sustaining producing, etc. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  24. Deportment; manner. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  25. Relation; meaning. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  26. A part (of a machine) that rests on something. or on which something rests. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  27. A heraldic device. The Concise Standard Dictionary of the English Language. By James Champlin Fernald. Published 1919.
  28. Patient endurance; deportment; the situation of one object with respect to another; connection; production; the distance between the points of support of a piece of timber. Nuttall's Standard dictionary of the English language. By Nuttall, P.Austin. Published 1914.
  29. Behaviour; gesture; the situation of one object with respect to another; the figures, called charges, on an escutcheon. Etymological and pronouncing dictionary of the English language. By Stormonth, James, Phelp, P. H. Published 1874.
  30. completely unclothed; "bare bodies"; "naked from the waste up"; "a nude model" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  31. (combining form) producing or yielding; "an interest-bearing note"; "fruit-bearing trees" Scrapingweb Dictionary DB
  32. (of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain Scrapingweb Dictionary DB

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Usage examples for bearing

  1. And then my father told me a long story which I will not here set down, because it hath no real bearing on my history. – The Coming of the King by James Hocking
  2. At that moment a two- horse carriage bearing Mr. Hearty and Millie passed by, and drew up at the entrance to the chapel. – Adventures of Bindle by Herbert George Jenkins
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