Meaning of BEARING in English
( 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.
Webster's Revised Unabridged English Dictionary. Пересмотренный полный словарь английского языка Webster. 2012