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Etymology

orient + -ation

Noun

Singular
orientation

Plural
s

orientation (s)
  1. (uncountable) The act of orienting or the state of being oriented.
  2. (uncountable) position relative to compass bearings
  3. (uncountable) the construction of a Christian church to have its aisle in an east-west direction with the altar at the east end
  4. (countable) an inclination, tendency or direction
  5. (countable) adjustment to a new environment
  6. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) the direction of print across the page; landscape or portrait
  7. (Template loop detected: Template:context 1) on a real vector space, a choice of which ordered bases are "positively" oriented and which are "negatively" oriented

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