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Definition of Orientation


  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. 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. Fig.: A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.
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Orientation Translations

orientation in French is orientation
orientation in German is Orientierung
orientation in Italian is orientamento
orientation in Swedish is orientering