Meaning of DIRECTION in English

transcription, транскрипция: [ dɪˈrekʃən ]

n. 1 the act or process of directing; supervision. 2 (usu. in pl.) an order or instruction, esp. each of a set guiding use of equipment etc. 3 a the course or line along which a person or thing moves or looks, or which must be taken to reach a destination (sailed in an easterly direction). b (in pl.) guidance on how to reach a destination. c the point to or from which a person or thing moves or looks. 4 the tendency or scope of a theme, subject, or inquiry. ødirection-finder a device for determining the source of radio waves, esp. as an aid in navigation. øødirectionless adj. [ME f. F direction or L directio (as DIRECT)]

English main colloquial, spoken dictionary.      Английский основной разговорный словарь.