the act of orienting
an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions
predilection, preference, orientation(noun)
a predisposition in favor of something
"a predilection for expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a Marxist orientation"
a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships
orientation course, orientation(noun)
a course introducing a new situation or environment
The act of orienting or the state of being oriented.
A position relative to compass bearings
The construction of a Christian church to have its aisle in an east-west direction with the altar at the east end
An inclination, tendency or direction
The ability to orient
An adjustment to a new environment
An introduction to a (new) environment
The direction of print across the page; landscape or portrait
The choice of which ordered bases are "positively" oriented and which are "negatively" oriented on a real vector space
"Orientation" is the third episode of the second season of Lost and the 28th episode overall. The episode was directed by Jack Bender, and written by Javier Grillo-Marxuach and Craig Wright. It first aired on October 5, 2005 on ABC. Jack Shephard, John Locke and Kate Austen learn about the mysterious hatch from Desmond Hume. On the other side of the island, Michael Dawson, James "Sawyer" Ford and Jin-Soo Kwon are imprisoned by people they believe to be the "Others."
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Awareness of oneself in relation to time, place and person.
British National Corpus
Rank popularity for the word 'orientation' in Nouns Frequency: #2697
The numerical value of orientation in Chaldean Numerology is: 6
The numerical value of orientation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
An orientation of sacred places to sun and sky is common to several religions.
It baffles the mind, he actually is the first face that our new employees are seeing for orientation.
Sometimes I think they take my orientation as some kind of personal attack and they can get really hostile about it.
I think we're losing our sense of humor instead of being able to relax and laugh at ourselves. I don't care whether it's ethnicity, age, sexual orientation, or whose ox is being gored.
Instead of asking why always, ask why not, and the whole orientation of your being will change from a world of limited possibilities, to a world of all possibilities. Remember there is always a way to what we desire, aspire. One simply has to live in expanded awareness and you will navigate without roadblocks.
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Translations for orientation
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- προσανατολισμός, κατατοπισμός, προσαρμογήGreek
- orientáció, irány, tájékozódás, betájolásHungarian
- oriëntatie, oriëntering, plaatsbepaling, voorlichting, gerichtheid, oriënteringsvermogen, kerkbouwrichting, richtingDutch
- размещение, склонность, ориентировка, установка, ориентация, наклонность, ориентированиеRussian
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