Orient

3a : lớn set or arrange in any determinate position especially in relation khổng lồ the points of the compass

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c : lớn cause lớn face or point toward the east specifically : to lớn build (a church or temple) with the longitudinal axis pointing eastward and the chief altar at the eastern over
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1 capitalized : regions or countries lying lớn the east of a specified or implied point : the eastern regions or countries of the world : east sense 2 —formerly understood khổng lồ include regions (such as the Middle East) lying lớn the east và southeast of southern Europe but now usually understood lớn refer khổng lồ regions & countries of eastern Asia sailed for the Orient

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Verb The program is intended to lớn orient students toward a career in medicine. Orient the maps so that north is at the top. The house is oriented so that it faces west.
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Recent Examples on the Web: Verb Putting care—not just care work, but care—at the center of our economy, our politics, is khổng lồ orient ourselves around our interdependence. — Melissa Gira Grant, The New Republic, "The Year That Broke Care Work," 11 Mar. 2021 On Earth, compasses rely on the planet’s strong magnetic field to orient themselves. — Eva Botkin-kowacki, The Christian Science Monitor, "Drones in space: Can a helicopter take flight on Mars?," 18 Feb. 2021 Below is an easy way khổng lồ tap into the Earth"s magnetic field—and help orient yourself in the process. — Katherine Hartháng, Scientific American, "Find Magnetic North with a Homemade Compass," 23 May 2011 City dwellers tkết thúc to be relatively oblivious lớn aspect, but sitting still for an hour on a sidewalk in January can orient the inner compass—& drive trang chính why there is life on planet Earth. — Nick Paumgarten, The New Yorker, "How Restaurants Survive the Long Pandemic Winter," 22 Feb. 2021 There is something fairy tale–lượt thích about Owusu’s story, an orphan-like existence of struggle and survival, but there is no fairy godmother who rescues this heroine—just a growing sense of self-awareness lớn orient her in a troubling world. — Chloe Schama, Vogue, "The Best Books lớn Read in 2021," 25 Dec. 20đôi mươi In addition khổng lồ testing the body toàn thân flaps, Ars Technica reports, the flight will also chạy thử the vehicle"s ability to switch propellant tanks & properly orient itself during the landing. — Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, "SpaceX"s Starship Will Try to Fly to lớn 50,000 Feet This Week," 7 Dec. 2020 Critically, the bottle had to lớn orient itself such that its antenmãng cầu pointed skyward, not toward the river bottom. — Matt Sitháng, Wired, "The Incredible Journey of the Electronic Plastic Bottle," 2 Dec. 20trăng tròn In this context, The Longing’s 400 days—which barely even needs to lớn be played—begins to lớn feel modest; a shelter from the attention economy which bloated commercial titles now orient themselves towards. — Lewis Gordon, Wired, "The Longing Is a Video Game of Transcendent Slowness," 15 Dec. 20đôi mươi Recent Examples on the Web: Noun The nature tours orient kids and adults to lớn flora and fauna of the Lowcountry while educating them about conservation. — Sucheta Rawal, Travel + Leisure, "The Best Places to lớn Spot Wildlife in South Carolimãng cầu," 26 Feb. 2021 Day-to-day politics is of intrinsic interest for us political animals, và the issues of the day orient much or most of our political reflection. — Daniel J. Mahoney, National Review, "Don’t Lose Sight of Culture," 28 Dec. 20đôi mươi The woman, Janie Marshall, grabbed onto lớn another patient’s IV pole khổng lồ regain her balance and orient herself, the police said. — New York Times, "Bleak Records in N.Y. and N.J., but Leaders See Coronavirut Curve Flattening," 8 Apr. 20trăng tròn The way our brain orients khổng lồ making music on a guitar is just different to a keyboard layout. — Dan Kopf, Quartz, "An update to lớn a 37-year-old digital protocol could profoundly change the way music sounds," 30 Jan. 2020 Miljure recruits, orients & manages volunteers and community organizations who work to help brighten patients’ days. — Anchorage Daily News, "Putting the ‘happy’ in the holidays for hospital patients," 18 Dec. 2019 Drawings are never easy lớn present khổng lồ the public, but the đoạn Clip orients visitors who know the fresteo. — Cammy Brothers, WSJ, "Taking Shape Before Our Eyes," 14 June 2019 The culture of the political press orients individual practitioners toward their professional peers, rather than towards the users, or even towards the news. — Ezra Klein, Vox, "Is the media making American politics worse?," 22 Oct. 2018 Paul Resnikoff, the publisher of Digital Music News, thinks Apple will keep the ứng dụng going, but re-orient to lớn send consumers lớn Apple Music. — Jefferson Grasay đắm, USA TODAY, "What Apple is likely to lớn vì chưng with Shazam, the early name-that-tune iPhone ứng dụng," 11 Dec. 2017 Recent Examples on the Web: Adjective sầu In 1943, the US Coast Guard established a long-range navigation (Loran) site on the southwestern coast of the isl&, part of a network that helped fighter planes & warships orient on the Pacific with the help of regular pulses of radio waves. — Sarah Gilman, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Alaskan Island That Humans Can’t Conquer," 7 Oct. 20đôi mươi The idea was khổng lồ re-orient retìm kiếm toward local priorities—sea ice high among mỏi them. — Matthew Halliday/undark, Popular Science, "Inuit researchers are leading a scientific movement to lớn underst& life on the ice," 29 May 20trăng tròn Vertically orient the lens inside the phone, và use a periscope-lượt thích prism to let in light. — Popular Science, "The 100 greatest innovations of 2019," 3 Dec. 2019 The thành phố, once the pearl of the orient, was totally destroyed – shelling & street-to-street fighting left little standing. — Fox News, "The Battle of Manila 75 years later: Benjamin Hall’s father’s story," 5 Mar. 2020 If fuel can"t power the thrusters that make sure both probes orient their antennae toward Earth, engineers wouldn"t be able to receive data or communicate with the probes. — Ashley Strickl&, CNN, "Voyager 2 shut off its instruments lớn save power, NASA says," 29 Jan. 20đôi mươi If fuel can"t power the thrusters that make sure both probes orient their antennae toward Earth, engineers wouldn"t be able khổng lồ receive data or communicate with the probes. — Ashley Stricklvà, CNN, "What Voyager 2 has learned since entering interstellar space," 4 Nov. 2019 Each uses the sound of the thành phố to lớn orient and steady himself, finding peace in its tumult. — Amandomain authority Petrusich, The New Yorker, "How Moondog Captured the Sounds of New York," 9 Dec. 2019 If fuel can"t power the thrusters that make sure both probes orient their antennae toward Earth, engineers wouldn"t be able khổng lồ receive sầu data or communicate with the probes. — Ashley Strickland, CNN, "What Voyager 2 has learned since entering interstellar space," 4 Nov. 2019

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