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bear·ing down

(bār'ing down),
Expulsive effort of a parturient woman in the second stage of labor.

bear·ing down

(bār'ing down)
Expulsive effort of a parturient woman in the second stage of labor.

bearing down

1. The pains experienced in the second stage of labour.
2. The expulsive effort made by a woman in contracting the abdominal muscles and diaphragm in labour.
3. A sense of something descending in the pelvis experienced by women with PROLAPSE of the womb.
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However, MGEX spring wheat futures closed higher on concerns that a blizzard bearing down on South Dakota would further delay spring wheat planting in the region.
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Summary: New York [United States], Mar 22 (ANI): Winter Storm Toby, the fourth nor'easter in less than three weeks, is bearing down on the storm-ravaged East Coast in the United States, with a fresh blanket of snow.
Chartering a rescue: As Hurricane Maria was bearing down on the Caribbean in September, officials at Barry University in Florida made the unprecedented decision to send a private charter plane to evacuate 72 people from its St.
The ported version of Breath of the Wild is not yet released but it's easy to imagine Nintendo quickly bearing down on it in order to protect Switch sales, as well as their intellectual property.
Mexico City, Dhu-AlQa'dah 06, 1437, August 09, 2016, SPA -- Fears of a possible hurricane bearing down on Mexico's Pacific coast were washed away Tuesday when the storm dubbed Javier fizzled to a tropical depression, dpa reported.
TAIPEI (TAP) - The strongest typhoon of the year is bearing down on Taiwan's east coast, forcing the evacuation of more than 2,000 people from outlying islands popular with tourists.
Even if it meant having to put up with the youthful gaze of David Cameron bearing down on him from black and white photos.
With a typhoon bearing down on Tokyo, the fourth-seeded Nishikori won his second straight tournament.
They seem to think that because there is a pedestrian crossing with traffic lights they can cross whether the little man is red or green, totally oblivious to any vehicles bearing down on them and making rude gestures if any driver has the audacity to sound their horn!
With a winter storm bearing down on the state for the third consecutive weekend, Worcester Democrat John Bineinda has introduced legislation that would establish a $2 scratch-off lottery ticket, the proceeds of which would go to a statewide snow removal fund.
Forrest wanted them to ride light so they could get there "firstest with the mostest." More than likely Great-grandad would've been bearing down on you with his 10-gauge double that he brought from home or he'd have picked you off with his carbine.