BEARING

, in Geography and Navigation, the situation of one place from another, with regard to the points of the compass; or an arch of the horizon between the meridian of a place and a line drawn through this and another place, or the angle formed by a line drawn through the two places and their meridians.— The bearings of places on the ground are usually determined by the magnetic needle.

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Entry taken from A Mathematical and Philosophical Dictionary, by Charles Hutton, 1796.

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