- In heraldry, graphic symbols and mottoes on a field.
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bearings — parts of a machine which bear the friction, 1791, from prp. of BEAR (Cf. bear) (v.). Meaning direction from a point of reference is from 1630s; to take (one s) bearings is from 1711 … Etymology dictionary
bearings — index locality Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 … Law dictionary
bearings — n. orientation 1) to get one s bearings 2) to lose one s bearings * * * under (to bearings under pressure) [ orientation ] to get one s bearings to lose one s bearings bear up > . (D: intr.) to bearings against … Combinatory dictionary
bearings — noun Bearings is used after these nouns: ↑wheel … Collocations dictionary
bearings — Synonyms and related words: abode, accommodation, achievement, adaptation, adjustment, alerion, alignment, animal charge, annulet, area, argent, armorial bearings, armory, arms, aspect, attitude, azimuth, azure, bandeau, bar, bar sinister, baton … Moby Thesaurus
bearings — bearing [n1] person’s conduct, posture address, air, aspect, attitude, behavior, carriage, comportment, demeanor, deportment, display, front, look, manner, mien, poise, port, pose, presence, set, stand; concepts 411,633 bearing [n2] significance… … New thesaurus
bearings — I (Roget s IV) pl.n. Syn. orientation, relative position, location, direction, sense of direction, fix*; see also position 1 . II (Roget s 3 Superthesaurus) n. orientation, location … English dictionary for students
bearings — n. orientation; understanding of position (especially in relation to fixed points) bearÂ·ing || beÉ™rÉªÅ‹ n. behavior, deportment, demeanor, manner; influence; direction; machine part on which another part turns … English contemporary dictionary
bearings — a device in a machine that allows two parts to rotate or move in contact with each other with reduced friction. → bearing … English new terms dictionary
bearings — n. pl. Charges (in coats of arms) … New dictionary of synonyms