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Definitions for: BEARING

bearing
(n.) The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage.
(n.) Patient endurance; suffering without complaint.
(n.) 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.
(n.) Purport; meaning; intended significance; aspect.
(n.) The act, power, or time of producing or giving birth; as, a tree in full bearing; a tree past bearing.
(n.) 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.
(n.) The portion of a support on which anything rests.
(n.) Improperly, the unsupported span; as, the beam has twenty feet of bearing between its supports.
(n.) The part of an axle or shaft in contact with its support, collar, or boxing; the journal.
(n.) The part of the support on which a journal rests and rotates.
(n.) Any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of arms -- commonly in the pl.
(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.
(n.) The widest part of a vessel below the plank-sheer.
(n.) The line of flotation of a vessel when properly trimmed with cargo or ballast.
(p. pr. & vb. n.) of Bear

anagrams for:bearing

inbarge
inbarge
(v. t. & i.) To embark; to go or put into a barge.