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Kallikantzaros vs. Bearing

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Kallikantzarosnoun

A mythical, malevolent goblin-like spirit of Southeastern European and Anatolian folklore.

Bearingverb

present participle of bear

Kallikantzaros

The kallikantzaros (Greek: καλικάντζαρος, pl. καλικάντζαροι kallikantzaroi; Bulgarian: караконджул; Serbian: караконџула / karakondžula; Turkish: karakoncolos) is a malevolent goblin in Southeast European and Anatolian folklore.

Bearingadjective

(in combination) That bears (some specified thing).

‘a gift-bearing visitor’;

Bearingadjective

Of a beam, column, or other device, carrying weight or load.

‘That's a bearing wall.’;

Bearingnoun

A mechanical device that supports another part and/or reduces friction.

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Bearingnoun

The horizontal angle between the direction of an object and another object, or between it and that of true north; a heading or direction.

Bearingnoun

Relevance; a relationship or connection.

‘That has no bearing on this issue.’;

Bearingnoun

One's posture, demeanor, or manner.

‘She walks with a confident, self-assured bearing.’;

Bearingnoun

(in the plural) Direction or relative position.

Bearingnoun

(architecture) That part of any member of a building which rests upon its supports.

‘A lintel or beam may have four inches of bearing upon the wall.’;

Bearingnoun

(architecture) The portion of a support on which anything rests.

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Bearingnoun

The unsupported span.

‘The beam has twenty feet of bearing between its supports.’;

Bearingnoun

(heraldry) Any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of arms.

Bearingnoun

The manner in which one bears or conducts one's self; mien; behavior; carriage.

‘I know him by his bearing.’;

Bearingnoun

Patient endurance; suffering without complaint.

Bearingnoun

The situation of one object, with respect to another, such situation being supposed to have a connection with the object, or influence upon it, or to be influenced by it; hence, relation; connection.

‘But of this frame, the bearings and the ties,The strong connections, nice dependencies.’;

Bearingnoun

Purport; meaning; intended significance; aspect.

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Bearingnoun

The act, power, or time of producing or giving birth; as, a tree in full bearing; a tree past bearing.

‘[His mother] in travail of his bearing.’;

Bearingnoun

That part of any member of a building which rests upon its supports; as, a lintel or beam may have four inches of bearing upon the wall.

Bearingnoun

The part of an axle or shaft in contact with its support, collar, or boxing; the journal.

Bearingnoun

Any single emblem or charge in an escutcheon or coat of arms - commonly in the pl.

‘A carriage covered with armorial bearings.’;

Bearingnoun

The situation of a distant object, with regard to a ship's position, as on the bow, on the lee quarter, etc.; the direction or point of the compass in which an object is seen; as, the bearing of the cape was W. N. W.

Bearingnoun

relevant relation or interconnection;

‘those issues have no bearing on our situation’;

Bearingnoun

the direction or path along which something moves or along which it lies

Bearingnoun

dignified manner or conduct

Bearingnoun

characteristic way of bearing one's body;

‘stood with good posture’;

Bearingnoun

heraldry consisting of a design or image depicted on a shield

Bearingnoun

a rotating support placed between moving parts to allow them to move easily

Bearingadjective

(of a structural member) withstanding a weight or strain

Bearingadjective

producing or yielding;

‘an interest-bearing note’; ‘fruit-bearing trees’;

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