steady bearing

steady bearing

[′sted·ē ′ber·iŋ]
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An approaching or closing craft is said to be on a steady bearing if the compass bearing does not appreciably change.
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On a typical stabilised director application, a single four-point contact wire race bearing replaced a pair of back-to-back angular contact bearings and a steady bearing, reducing the space envelope and significantly reducing the cost.
The Sanifoil mixer impeller and Sanibearing, an ultra-sanitary steady bearing, were developed in response to a demand for improved CIP performance in industrial mixing systems.
An auger steady bearing has been removed giving a much easier to clean and disassemble configuration.
It was fired in our direction and for a moment it was on a steady bearing, which meant it was going to hit us.