Meaning of ORIENTATION in English


noun fig.: a return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.

2. orientation ·noun the act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.

3. orientation ·noun 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.

4. orientation ·noun 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.

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