orientated


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

orientated \orientated\ oriented \oriented\adj.
   1. Adjusted or aligned to surroundings or circumstances;
      sometimes used in combination; as, to get oriented on
      one's first day at a new job.
      [WordNet 1.5]

   2. headed or intending to head in a certain direction; as,
      college-oriented students. Opposite of unoriented.

   Syn: directed, minded.
        [WordNet 1.5] orientating
.

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Orientate \O"ri*en*tate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Orientated; p.
   pr. & vb. n. Orientating.] [From Orient.]
   [1913 Webster]
   1. To place or turn toward the east; to cause to assume an
      easterly direction, or to veer eastward.
      [1913 Webster]

   2. To arrange in order; to dispose or place (a body) so as to
      show its relation to other bodies, or the relation of its
      parts among themselves.
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            A crystal is orientated when placed in its proper
            position so as to exhibit its symmetry. --E. S.
                                                  Dana.
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   3. Same as orient[2].
      [PJC]
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