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

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c : khổng lồ cause to face or point toward the east specifically : lớn build (a church or temple) with the longitudinal axis pointing eastward and the chief altar at the eastern over
ori·​ent | ˈȯr-ē-ənt
, -ē-ˌent
1 capitalized : regions or countries lying to lớn the east of a specified or implied point : the eastern regions or countries of the world : east sense 2 —formerly understood to lớn include regions (such as the Middle East) lying to the east and southeast of southern Europe but now usually understood to refer lớn regions và 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 svào 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 inlớn the Earth"s magnetic field—& help orient yourself in the process. — Katherine Harmon, Scientific American, "Find Magnetic North with a Homemade Compass," 23 May 2011 City dwellers tkết thúc lớn be relatively oblivious lớn aspect, but sitting still for an hour on a sidewalk in January can orient the inner compass—và drive sầu home why there is life on planet Earth. — Niông xã Paumgarten, The New Yorker, "How Restaurants Survive the Long Pandemic Winter," 22 Feb. 2021 There is something fairy tale–like about Owusu’s story, an orphan-lượt thích existence of struggle và 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 to lớn Read in 2021," 25 Dec. 20đôi mươi In addition to lớn testing the toàn thân flaps, Ars Technica reports, the flight will also thử nghiệm the vehicle"s ability khổng lồ switch propellant tanks and properly orient itself during the landing. — Jennifer Leman, Popular Mechanics, "SpaceX"s Starship Will Try to lớn Fly to 50,000 Feet This Week," 7 Dec. 2020 Critically, the bottle had 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. 20đôi mươi In this context, The Longing’s 400 days—which barely even needs to be played—begins to 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 & fauna of the Lowcountry while educating them about conservation. — Sucheta Rawal, Travel + Leisure, "The Best Places lớn Spot Wildlife in South Carolina," 26 Feb. 2021 Day-to-day politics is of intrinsic interest for us political animals, and 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. 2020 The woman, Janie Marshall, grabbed onto lớn another patient’s IV pole to lớn regain her balance and orient herself, the police said. — New York Times, "Bleak Records in N.Y. & N.J., but Leaders See Coronavirus Curve sầu Flattening," 8 Aquảng bá. 2020 The way our brain orients lớn making music on a guitar is just different to a keyboard layout. — Dan Kopf, Quartz, "An update khổng lồ a 37-year-old digital protocol could profoundly change the way music sounds," 30 Jan. 2020 Miljure recruits, orients and manages volunteers và community organizations who work khổng lồ help brighten patients’ days. — Anchorage Daily News, "Putting the ‘happy’ in the holidays for hospital patients," 18 Dec. 2019 Drawings are never easy to present to the public, but the video orients visitors who know the fresco. — 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 truyền thông 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 khổng lồ send consumers lớn Apple Music. — Jefferson Grasay đắm, USA TODAY, "What Apple is likely to vì with Shazam, the early name-that-tune iPhone phầm mềm," 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 and warships orient on the Pacific with the help of regular pulses of radio waves. — Sarah Gilman, Smithsonian Magazine, "The Alaskan Islvà That Humans Can’t Conquer," 7 Oct. 2020 The idea was khổng lồ re-orient retìm kiếm toward local priorities—sea ice high aý muốn them. — Matthew Halliday/undark, Popular Science, "Inuit researchers are leading a scientific movement to lớn understand life on the ice," 29 May 20trăng tròn Vertically orient the lens inside the phone, and 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 và street-to-street fighting left little standing. — Fox News, "The Battle of Manila 75 years later: Benjamin Hall’s father’s story," 5 Mar. 20đôi mươi If fuel can"t power the thrusters that make sure both probes orient their antennae toward Earth, engineers wouldn"t be able to receive sầu data or communicate with the probes. — Ashley Stricklvà, CNN, "Voyager 2 shut off its instruments khổng lồ save power, NASA says," 29 Jan. 20trăng tròn 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 Each uses the sound of the đô thị khổng lồ orient và steady himself, finding peace in its tumult. — Amandomain authority Petrusich, The New Yorker, "How Moondog Captured the Sounds of Thủ đô 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 lớn receive data or communicate with the probes. — Ashley Strickl&, CNN, "What Voyager 2 has learned since entering interstellar space," 4 Nov. 2019

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