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Kant has expounded his argument, and discussed its bearings fully and minutely, in his 'Kritik der Urtheilskraft,' sec.

TheismRobert Flint

But when a woman like Mary does get her bearings she has 'em for keeps.

Plain Mary SmithHenry Wallace Phillips

Tangent screws and bearings should be frequently inspected for dust or grit.

Visual SignalingSignal Corps United States Army

The Indian also, when forced to it, uses means of getting his bearings which only Indians and veteran woodsmen know how to use.

WoodcraftE. H. (Elmer Harry) Kreps

Both the polar and declination axes are carefully fitted to their bearings and carry finding circles.

He has plans and surveys which give him the bearings of every port, the indentations of every coast, the soundings of every pass.

The Kali turns suddenly to 37° (bearings magnetic), while the Kuti River keeps a general direction of 325° (bearings magnetic).

In the Forbidden LandArnold Henry Savage Landor

The little maid sat up straight on the saddle horn and looked about her as if to get her bearings.

As he sailed there came upon him so thick a mist that he altogether lost his bearings, but after long trouble he found land.

The Yellow Fairy BookLeonora Blanche Alleyne Lang

This fact once grasped in its bearings and we get a foothold for estimating Pittsburgh.

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