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Abearing
Abearing A*bear"ing, n. Behavior. [Obs.] --Sir. T. More.
Armorial bearings
Armorial Ar*mo"ri*al, a. [F. armorial, fr. armoiries arms, coats of arms, for armoieries, fr. OF. armoier to paint arms, coats of arms, fr. armes, fr. L. arma. See Arms, Armory.] Belonging to armor, or to the heraldic arms or escutcheon of a family. Figures with armorial signs of race and birth. --Wordsworth. Armorial bearings. See Arms, 4.
Bearing cloth
Bearing cloth Bear"ing cloth` A cloth with which a child is covered when carried to be baptized. --Shak.
bearing rein
Checkrein Check"rein`, n. 1. A short rein looped over the check hook to prevent a horse from lowering his head; -- called also a bearing rein. 2. A branch rein connecting the driving rein of one horse of a span or pair with the bit of the other horse.
Bearing ring
Bearing ring Bear"ing ring` In a balloon, the braced wooden ring attached to the suspension ropes at the bottom, functionally analogous to the keel of a ship.
Childbearing
Childbearing Child"bear`ing, n. The act of producing or bringing forth children; parturition. --Milton. Addison.
Forbearing
Forbearing For*bear"ing, a. Disposed or accustomed to forbear; patient; long-suffering. -- For*bear"ing*ly, adv.
Forbearingly
Forbearing For*bear"ing, a. Disposed or accustomed to forbear; patient; long-suffering. -- For*bear"ing*ly, adv.
Overbearing
Overbearing O`ver*bear"ing, a. 1. Overpowering; subduing; repressing. --I. Watts. 2. Aggressively haughty; arrogant; domineering; tyrannical; dictatorial; insolent. --O`ver*bear"ing*ly, adv. -- O`ver*bear"ing*ness, n.
Overbearingly
Overbearing O`ver*bear"ing, a. 1. Overpowering; subduing; repressing. --I. Watts. 2. Aggressively haughty; arrogant; domineering; tyrannical; dictatorial; insolent. --O`ver*bear"ing*ly, adv. -- O`ver*bear"ing*ness, n.
Overbearingness
Overbearing O`ver*bear"ing, a. 1. Overpowering; subduing; repressing. --I. Watts. 2. Aggressively haughty; arrogant; domineering; tyrannical; dictatorial; insolent. --O`ver*bear"ing*ly, adv. -- O`ver*bear"ing*ness, n.
Reverse bearing
Reverse Re*verse", a. [OE. revers, OF. revers, L. reversus, p. p. of revertere. See Revert.] 1. Turned backward; having a contrary or opposite direction; hence; opposite or contrary in kind; as, the reverse order or method. ``A vice reverse unto this.' --Gower. 2. Turned upside down; greatly disturbed. [Obs.] He found the sea diverse With many a windy storm reverse. --Gower. 3. (Bot. & Zo["o]l.) Reversed; as, a reverse shell. Reverse bearing (Surv.), the bearing of a back station as observed from the station next in advance. Reverse curve (Railways), a curve like the letter S, formed of two curves bending in opposite directions. Reverse fire (Mil.), a fire in the rear. Reverse operation (Math.), an operation the steps of which are taken in a contrary order to that in which the same or similar steps are taken in another operation considered as direct; an operation in which that is sought which in another operation is given, and that given which in the other is sought; as, finding the length of a pendulum from its time of vibration is the reverse operation to finding the time of vibration from the length.
Roller bearing
Roller bearing Roll"er bear"ing (Mach.) A bearing containing friction rollers.
Rush-bearing
Rush-bearing Rush"-bear`ing, n. A kind of rural festival at the dedication of a church, when the parishioners brought rushes to strew the church. [Eng.] --Nares.
Self-adjusting bearing
Self-adjusting Self`-ad*just"ing, a. (Mach.) Capable of assuming a desired position or condition with relation to other parts, under varying circumstances, without requiring to be adjusted by hand; -- said of a piece in machinery. Self-adjusting bearing (Shafting), a bearing which is supported in such a manner that it may tip to accomodate flexure or displacement of the shaft.
Talebearing
Talebearing Tale"bear`ing, a. Telling tales officiously.
Talebearing
Talebearing Tale"bear`ing, n. The act of informing officiously; communication of sectrts, scandal, etc., maliciously.
Thrust bearing
Thrust Thrust, n. 1. A violent push or driving, as with a pointed weapon moved in the direction of its length, or with the hand or foot, or with any instrument; a stab; -- a word much used as a term of fencing. [Polites] Pyrrhus with his lance pursues, And often reaches, and his thrusts renews. --Dryden. 2. An attack; an assault. One thrust at your pure, pretended mechanism. --Dr. H. More. 3. (Mech.) The force or pressure of one part of a construction against other parts; especially (Arch.), a horizontal or diagonal outward pressure, as of an arch against its abutments, or of rafters against the wall which support them. 4. (Mining) The breaking down of the roof of a gallery under its superincumbent weight. Thrust bearing (Screw Steamers), a bearing arranged to receive the thrust or endwise pressure of the screw shaft. Thrust plane (Geol.), the surface along which dislocation has taken place in the case of a reversed fault. Syn: Push; shove; assault; attack. Usage: Thrust, Push, Shove. Push and shove usually imply the application of force by a body already in contact with the body to be impelled. Thrust, often, but not always, implies the impulse or application of force by a body which is in motion before it reaches the body to be impelled.

Meaning of Bearing from wikipedia

- Bearing may refer to: Bearing (navigation), a term for direction Bearing (mechanical), a component that separates moving parts and takes a load Bridge...
- A bearing is a machine element that constrains relative motion to only the desired motion, and reduces friction between moving parts. The design of the...
- A plain bearing, or more commonly sliding bearing and slide bearing (in railroading sometimes called a solid bearing or friction bearing[citation needed])...
- ball bearing is a type of rolling-element bearing that uses balls to maintain the separation between the bearing races. The purpose of a ball bearing is...
- A thrust bearing is a particular type of rotary bearing. Like other bearings they permit rotation between parts, but they are designed to support a predominantly...
- A jewel bearing is a plain bearing in which a metal spindle turns in a jewel-lined pivot hole. The hole is typically shaped like a torus and is slightly...
- Wheel bearing may refer to: Ball bearing Bearing (mechanical) Fluid bearing Jewel bearing Journal bearing Needle roller bearing Plain bearing Rolling-element...
- replaced. Bearing cleaning kits are commonly available on the market. The ABEC rating does not determine the speed or durability of a skateboard bearing. In...
- foliage-leaf. More typically, the flower-bearing portion of the plant is sharply distinguished from the foliage-bearing or vegetative portion, and forms a more...
- bridge bearing is a component of a bridge which typically provides a resting surface between bridge piers and the bridge deck. The purpose of a bearing is...
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