◄ Orientation ►

1. (n.) The act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.

2. (n.) 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. (n.) 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. (n.) Fig.: A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.

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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