bearing bearing  /ˈbɛ rɪŋ/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) relevant relation or interconnection
  2. (n) the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies
  3. (n) dignified manner or conduct
  4. (n) characteristic way of bearing one's body
  5. (n) heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield
  6. (n) a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily
  7. (adj) (of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain

Usage(s):

  1. Like the original, Sims 2 also features Wright's trademark humor, such as when the Grim Reaper shows up bearing a clipboard and a cell phone.
  2. Odds are against a woman over 35 bearing children 4152002: Stem Cells James Thompson and the controversies of stem cell research 8202001: Indicates premium content.
  3. But every gun-bearing protester requires the attention of the Secret Service and the local and state police who reinforce their efforts.

News

  1. Istanbul: Protests have 'no bearing' on 2020 bid

    The anti-government protests in Turkey "will have no bearing" on Istanbul's ability to host the 2020 Olympics, the bid committee said Wednesday. The Olympic bid has been rattled by the nearly ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: Associated Press via Yahoo! News

  2. Protests have 'no bearing' on 2020 Istanbul bid

    The anti-government protests in Turkey "will have no bearing" on Istanbul's ability to host the 2020 Olympics, the bid committee said Wednesday.
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ESPN

  3. Auburn Ball Bearing and Fairport Products Become Auburn Bearing & Manufacturing

    Macedon, NY — Fairport Products purchased the Auburn Ball Bearing product line from M. D. Knowlton Company in August of 2006. Since that time the companies have been known as two separate entities – Fairport Products and Auburn Ball Bearing. Now the two will become one company known as Auburn Bearing Manufacturing. The business product offering, services, location and employees ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. "I believe that," Obama said. "The international community believes that. And right now, we are bearing witness to the Iranian peoples' belief in that truth, and we will continue to bear witness."
    on Jun 20, 2009 By: Barack Obama Source: FOXNews

  2. Fed Chairman Ben Bernanke said in his Jackson Hole speech that, in the current environment, "economic data bearing on past months or quarters may be less useful than usual for our forecasts of economic activity and inflation."
    on Sep 3, 2007 By: Ben Bernanke Source: MarketWatch

  3. "I don't think that anything in the past has much bearing on it," Patriots coach Bill Belichick said. "A lot's happened since then. We'll start over, almost as if it's a new team."
    on Jan 13, 2008 By: Bill Belichick Source: USA Today

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