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  1. [geodesy] The horizontal direction of a point in relation to another point, expressed as an angle from a known direction, usually north, and usually measured from 0 degrees at the reference direction clockwise through 360 degrees. Bearings are differentiated based on whether the meridian is true, magnetic, or assumed (relative). Media/bearing.gif
  2. [geography] In navigation, a horizontal angle given in degrees ranging from 0 to 90.

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