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  Definition of Bearing
  1. a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
  2. heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
  3. dignified manner or conduct
  4. characteristic way of bearing one''s body; "stood with good posture"
  5. the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
  6. relevant relation or interconnection; "those issues have no bearing on our situation"
  7. producing or yielding; "an interest-bearing note"; "fruit-bearing trees"
Similar Words: charge, heraldic bearing, armorial bearing, comportment, presence, mien, carriage, posture, heading, aim

 

Hyponyms: ball bearing, needle bearing, roller bearing, fifth wheel, journal bearing, thrust bearing, annulet, roundel, chevron, fleur-de-lis, fleur-de-lys, ordinary, dignity, lordliness, gravitas, walk, manner of walking, slouch, gracefulness, awkwardness, clumsiness, tack

 

Part Meronyms: rotating mechanism

 

Derivational Morphology: charge, behave, acquit, bear, deport, conduct, comport, carry, hold, steer, maneuver, manoeuver, manoeuvre, direct, point, head, guide, channelize, channelise

 

 
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