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  • nounperson's conduct, posture
  • nounsignificance

synonyms for bearings

  • demeanor
  • manner
  • address
  • air
  • aspect
  • attitude
  • behavior
  • carriage
  • comportment
  • deportment
  • display
  • front
  • look
  • mien
  • poise
  • port
  • pose
  • presence
  • set
  • stand
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How to use bearings in a sentence

If one starts out in a haphazard way, it takes him a long time to find his bearings, and much valuable time is lost.
BRITISH HIGHWAYS AND BYWAYS FROM A MOTOR CARTHOMAS D. MURPHY
As the Cabinet are anxious to consider my situation in all its bearings, it is necessary I should open to you all my mind.
GALLIPOLI DIARY, VOLUME IIAN HAMILTON
It went out in a few seconds, but not before the master of the tug had taken its bearings and altered his course.
THE FLOATING LIGHT OF THE GOODWIN SANDSR.M. BALLANTYNE
The ends of the balance staff are made very small so as to form very delicate pivots which turn in jewel bearings.
THE WONDER BOOK OF KNOWLEDGEVARIOUS
He tried to think, tried to co-ordinate events, tried to understand the true bearings of the situation.
THE EVERLASTING ARMSJOSEPH HOCKING
The discussion was closed by the Bishop of Exeter, who, in a long and ingenious speech, opposed the bill in all its bearings.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
He entered at length into the transaction, and concluded by asserting that there could not be a grosser case in all its bearings.
THE HISTORY OF ENGLAND IN THREE VOLUMES, VOL.III.E. FARR AND E. H. NOLAN
Neither do rusted bearings wear so long as those properly protected.
THE IDYL OF TWIN FIRESWALTER PRICHARD EATON
The parts of a shaft or axle which rest upon the bearings or supports are called journals, pivots, or collars.
AN INTRODUCTION TO MACHINE DRAWING AND DESIGNDAVID ALLAN LOW
The horizontal shaft and gear wheel are taken out and the bearings reamed out for a 1/2-in.
THE BOY MECHANIC, BOOK 2VARIOUS
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO BEARINGS

  • badge
  • bearings
  • charge
  • device
  • insignia
  • acclimatization
  • adaptation
  • assimilation
  • bearings
  • coordination
  • direction
  • familiarization
  • fix
  • lay of the land
  • location
  • position
  • sense of direction
  • settling in
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