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target bearing[′tär·gət ‚ber·iŋ]
The true compass bearing of a target from a firing ship.
The bearing of a target measured in the horizontal from the bow of one's own ship clockwise from 0 to 360°, or from the nose of one's own aircraft in hours of the clock.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.