Cross-bearing in a sentence

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How to use cross-bearing in a sentence. Cross-bearing pronunciation.

This was what sailors call a cross-bearing, and strengthened Dickson's conviction.
Accordingly, he got out his sextant, took the altitude of the sun, got cross-bearings and a few angles, and began to make a rough calculation.
From our post at the head of the Prospekt we behold not the ceremony itself but the framework of a great national picture, the great Palace Square, whereon twenty thousand troops can manoeuvre, and in whose centre rises the greatest monolith of modern times, the shaft of red Finland granite, eighty-four feet in height, crowned with a cross-bearing angel, the monument to Alexander I.
In one sense His cross-bearing was all His own, a mystery of suffering and death into which no man can enter.
Of course all the young laborers from the mountain, working for families not too far off, would want to attend such meetings and see their kindred, and their employers would encourage them and lead them to faithful cross-bearing on such occasions.

Examples of Cross-bearing

Example #1
He delayed no longer, but hurried down the side street by which the north road leaves the town.
Example #2
The innkeeper went slowly past the factor's house; then halted and retraced his steps; then, making sure that the street was empty, turned into the side lane which led to the garden.
Example #3
For several minutes he worked industriously, used the rubber at the end of his pencil, tried again, and then scratched out.
Example #4
Suddenly Bearwarden raised his gun to bring down a long-beaked hawk; but the bird flew off, and he did not shoot.
Example #5
There stand the Guards' Corps, and the huge building of the General Staff, containing the Ministries of Finance and of Foreign Affairs, and many things besides, originally erected by Katherine II.
Example #6
The pontoon Palace Bridge, the quays on both sides of the river, all the streets and squares for a long distance round about, are densely thronged; and, as the guns announce the consecration, every head is bared, every right hand in the mass, thousands strong, is raised to execute repeated signs of the cross on brow and breast.