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Orientation

O`ri`en`ta´tion
n.1.
1.The act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.
2.The tendency of a revolving body, when suspended in a certain way, to bring the axis of rotation into parallelism with the earth's axis.
3.(Arch.) An aspect or fronting to the east; especially (Arch.), the placing of a church so that the chancel, containing the altar toward which the congregation fronts in worship, will be on the east end.
4.A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.
The task of orientation undertaken in this chapter.
- L. F. Ward.
Noun1.orientation - the act of orienting
2.orientation - an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
3.orientation - position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
4.orientation - a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"
5.orientation - a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships
6.orientation - a course introducing a new situation or environment
acclimation, acclimatization, accommodation, accustoming, adaptation, adaption, adjustment, aim, alignment, arrangement, aspect, assimilation, attitude, azimuth, bearing, bearings, bent, breaking, breaking-in, briefing, case hardening, celestial navigation, conditioning, course, current, dead reckoning, direction, direction line, disorientation, domestication, drift, exposure, familiarization, fix, frontage, habituation, hardening, heading, helmsmanship, housebreaking, inclination, initiation, instruction, introduction, inurement, lay, layout, lie, line, line of direction, line of march, line of position, location, naturalization, navigation, pilotage, piloting, placement, placing, point, position, position line, positioning, preparation, quarter, radio bearing, range, run, seasoning, set, set-up, situation, steerage, steering, taming, tendency, tenor, track, training, trend, way
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