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bear·ing

(bār'ing),
A supporting point or surface.

bearing

1. the female genital tract.
2. a piece of harness.

lose the bearing
uterine prolapse.
bearing retainer
device for retaining a replaced uterine or vaginal prolapse.
bearing trouble
see vaginal prolapse.
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JSB offers an extensive range of bearings and bearing solutions which help in keeping the machines and equipment in top-notch condition.
bear up : to have strength or courage <She's bearing up under the stress.