Bearing

a horizontal angle measured from a compass

bearing

  1. relevant relation or interconnection
  2. the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
  3. dignified manner or conduct
  4. heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
  5. a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
  6. have
  7. give birth (to a newborn)
  8. put up with something or somebody unpleasant
  9. move while holdi......

    Bearing

    (F porteur, R reazem, suport, baza) The linear or areal dimension over which a higher component transmits load to a lower component
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    bearing

    (from the article `navigation`) ...on the charts, a mariner needs to know the vessel`s exact position. By means of a sight fitted to the compass, the direction of any visible ...
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    bearing

    [adj] - (combining form) producing or yielding 2. [n] - relevant relation or interconnection 3. [n] - the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies 4. [n] - dignified manner or conduct 5. [n] - a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
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    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 manner in which one bears or conducts one`s self; mien; behavior; carriage. • (n.) The situation of a distant object, with regard to a ship`s position, as on the bow, on the lee qu...
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    bearing

    armorial bearing noun heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
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    bearing

    adjective producing or yielding; `an interest-bearing note`; `fruit-bearing trees`
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    bearing

    (engineering) Device used in a machine to allow free movement between two parts, typically the rotation of a shaft in a housing. Ball bearings consist of two rings, one fixed to a housing, one to the rotating shaft. Between them is a ...
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    bearing

    (navigation) Direction of a fixed point, or the path of a moving object, from a point of observation. Bearings are angles measured in degrees (°) from the north line in a clockwise direction. A bearing must always have three figu...
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    Bearing

    [mechanical] A bearing is a machine element that constrains relative motion and reduces friction between moving parts to only the desired motion. The design of the bearing may, for example, provide for free linear movement of the moving part or for free rotation around a fixed axis; or, it may prevent a motion by controlling the vectors of ...
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    Bearing

    [navigation] `Bearing` is a term used (for example) in navigation, although it can also be used to simply refer to our direction of motion. Bearings can be measured in mils or degrees. In navigational terms, `bearing` is usually the angle between our forward direction, and the direction from us to another object. It typically refers to the ...
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    Bearing

    Bear'ing (bâr'ĭng) noun 1. The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage. « I know him by his bearing . Shak. » 2. Patient endurance; suffering without complaint. 3. The situation of one object, with respect...
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    bearing

    1. The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage. 'I know him by his bearing.' (Shak) ... 2. Patient endurance; suffering without complaint. ... 3. 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...
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    Bearing

    1) The distance that the bearing shoe or seat of a joist or joist girder extends over its masonry, concrete, or steel support 2) A structural support, usually a beam or wall, that is designed by the specifying professional to carry reactions to the foundation
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    Bearing

    A bearing is the direction or point of the compass in which an object is seen, or the situation of one object in regard to another, with reference to the points of the compass. Thus, if from a certain situation an object is seen in the direction of north-east, the bearing of the object is said to be north-east from the situation.
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    Bearing

    a compass direction from one point to another
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    bearing

    A compass direction of either an object from the boat or in relation to the heading of the boat.
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    bearing

    A component of a machine, usually made of a resistant metal alloy such as steel or Babbitt metal, used support and direct loads while minimizing friction between moving parts. The simplest type is the journal bearing in which a rotating shaft is supported in a hole in a fixed frame. The inner surfa...
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    Bearing

    a device that facilitates rotation by reducing friction. The most common types are ball, roller and sleeve.
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    Bearing

    A device that transfers a force to structural supports. In a wind generator, bearings allow the Shaft to rotate freely, and allow the machine to Yaw into and out of the wind.
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    bearing

    a part in which a journal, shaft or pivot turns or moves.
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    Bearing

    A slot cut into the back of dimension stone to allow entry of a supporting angle or clip.
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    bearing

    a structure intended to support a rotating shaft and if necessary to limit its axial movement
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    Bearing

    a support or guide by means of which a moving part such as a shaft or axle is positioned with respect to the other parts of a mechanism.
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