orientating


From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

orientating \orientating\ orienting \orienting\adj.
   aligning; positioning; setting into proper alignment.
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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.]
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   1. To place or turn toward the east; to cause to assume an
      easterly direction, or to veer eastward.
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   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].
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