Meaning of BEARING in English

BEARING

noun patient endurance; suffering without complaint.

2. bearing ·noun purport; meaning; intended significance; aspect.

3. bearing ·noun the portion of a support on which anything rests.

4. bearing ·noun the widest part of a vessel below the plank-sheer.

5. bearing ·p.pr. & ·vb.n. of bear.

6. bearing ·noun the part of the support on which a journal rests and rotates.

7. bearing ·noun the line of flotation of a vessel when properly trimmed with cargo or ballast.

8. bearing ·noun the manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage.

9. bearing ·noun any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of arms — commonly in the ·pl

10. bearing ·noun the part of an axle or shaft in contact with its support, collar, or boxing; the journal.

11. bearing ·noun improperly, the unsupported span; as, the beam has twenty feet of bearing between its supports.

12. bearing ·noun the act, power, or time of producing or giving birth; as, a tree in full bearing; a tree past bearing.

13. bearing ·noun 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.

14. bearing ·noun 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.

15. bearing ·noun 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.

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