Meaning of BEARING in English

BEARING

noun Date: 13th century the manner in which one bears or comports oneself, 2. the act, power, or time of bringing forth offspring or fruit, a product of ~ ; crop , 3. an object, surface, or point that supports, a machine part in which another part (as a journal or pin) turns or slides, a figure borne on a heraldic field, pressure , thrust , 6. the situation or horizontal direction of one point with respect to another or to the compass, a determination of position, comprehension of one's position, environment, or situation, relation , connection , the part of a structural member that rests on its supports, Synonyms: see: ~

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