The act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.
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.
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.
Fig.: A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.
Just as love is an orientation which refers to all objects and is incompatible with the restriction to one object, so is reason a human faculty which must embrace the whole of the world with which man is confronted. Erich Fromm
I feel very deeply about the need to respect and tolerate people of different social - or sexual orientation. But at the same time, I believe marriage should be preserved as an institution for one man and one woman. Mitt Romney
I believe all Americans who believe in freedom, tolerance and human rights have a responsibility to oppose bigotry and prejudice based on sexual orientation. Coretta Scott King
Grace is everywhere as an active orientation of all created reality toward God. Karl Rahner
While I don't often use the word, the technically precise term for my orientation is bisexual. I believe bisexuality is not a choice, it is a fact. What I have 'chosen' is to be in a gay relationship. Cynthia Nixon
orientation in French is orientation
orientation in German is Orientierung
orientation in Italian is orientamento
orientation in Swedish is orientering
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