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Definition of "bearing" []

  • The manner in which one carries or conducts oneself: the poise and bearing of a champion. (noun)
  • A machine or structural part that supports another part. (noun)
  • A device that supports, guides, and reduces the friction of motion between fixed and moving machine parts. (noun)
  • Something that supports weight. (noun)
  • The part of an arch or beam that rests on a support. (noun)

American Heritage(R) Dictionary of the English Language, Fifth Edition. Copyright (c) 2011 by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company. All rights reserved.

Use "bearing" in a sentence
  • "i have a clean 1996 rm 250 runs great just need to get rid of bike really dont want to but kinda gotta sell.bike only needs rear wheel bearing$ 25.00 at suzuki shops devol suspension brand new clutch plates bike needs rear wheal bearing wheel bearing is$ 25.00"
  • "Mr. Valentino, who has retired from the label bearing his name, was celebrating the launch of the Valentino Garavani Virtual Museum, an online series of exhibitions featuring his collections downloadable to anyone for free."
  • "Such a great idea, in fact, that the rum in the bottle could easily be deemed secondary to the label bearing Ron Jeremy's visage on the bottle."