Meaning of BEARING in English


■ noun

1》 a person's way of standing, moving, or behaving.

2》 relation; relevance: the case has no ~ on the issues.

3》 ( ~s ) a device in a machine that allows two parts to rotate or move in contact with each other with reduced friction.

4》 the direction or position of something relative to a fixed point, normally measured in degrees and with magnetic north as zero.

↘( one's ~s ) awareness of one's position relative to one's surroundings.

5》 Heraldry a device or charge.

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