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bearing

  
      n  
   (=deportment)   [+person]   maintien    m  , allure    f     
→ She admired his tall, distinguished bearing.        
   (=connection, influence)   rapport    m     
to have a bearing on sth      influer sur qch  
→ Diet has an important bearing on your general health.        
→ That is all in the past. It has no bearing on what is happening today.        
     (in machine)    roulement    m   (à billes)  
→ the wheel bearings        
   (=orientation)  
to take a bearing        (with compass)    faire le point  
to take a bearing off sth      (=use as reference point)   s'orienter par rapport à qch  
→ Father took bearings off the lighthouse.        
to get one's bearings, to find one's bearings      (=orientate o.s.)   s'orienter  
→ They stopped to get their bearings.        
→ We tried to find our bearings.        
     (fig)     (in situation)    se repérer  
→ After a week in the job, she had got her bearings.        
to lose one's bearings        (lit)   (=lose one's way)   être désorienté (e)     
→ he lost his bearings in cloud and fog        
     (fig)   (=get confused)   perdre ses repères  
→ `Without a doubt, I lost my bearings when I moved to America        


ball bearing   , ball-bearing  
      n   roulement    m   à billes  
-bearing  
      suffix  
   (=-carrying)  
food-bearing lorries      camions transportant de la nourriture  
   (=-holding)  
rifle-bearing soldiers      soldats armés de fusils  
flag-bearing marchers      manifestants portant des drapeaux  
   (=-supporting)  
the load-bearing joints of the body      les articulations qui supportent le poids du corps  
   (=-producing)  
a fruit-bearing apple tree      un pommier qui donne des fruits  
   (=-earning)  
interest-bearing account      compte qui rapporte des intérêts  
   (=-containing)  
oil-bearing rocks      roches recelant du pétrole  
snow-bearing clouds      nuages chargés de neige  
   (=-causing)  
malaria-bearing mosquitos      moustiques porteurs de malaria  
load-bearing  
      adj   porteur (-euse)  
Translation English - French Collins Dictionary  
Collaborative Dictionary     English-French
n.
palier
[Tech.]
n.
roulement (à billes)
mécanique
n.
allure ; apparence, maintien ; comportement
[Bus.]
pr. part
portant (vt.) ; dirigeant (vi.)
[Bus.]
pr. part
supportant (+inf.) (vt.,vi.)
n.
rapport m, relation f
in the sense of relevance. [ˈbeərɪŋ]
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'bearing' also found in translations in French-English dictionary
n.
bearing
[Tech.]
n.
bearing
[Tech.]
n.
bearing
n.
bearing down
[Med.]
n.
bearing cone
[Tech.]
n.
bearing wall
n.
bearing axis
[Tech.]
n.
coal bearing
n.
ball bearing
n.
thrust bearing
[Tech.]
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