directional directional  /də ˈrɛk ʃə nəl/


  1. (adj) relating to or indicating directions in space
  2. (adj) relating to direction toward a (nonspatial) goal
  3. (adj) showing the way by conducting or leading; imposing direction on


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  1. Also, the response of the directional pad and buttons is sometimes sluggish.
  2. The pilot can vary the thrust of the engines and use ailerons, hinged sections of the plane's wings, to maintain altitude and make turns, although directional control is difficult.
  3. The directional pad and buttons correspond directly to the phone's own controls, so when you're not in a game, you can use it to browse the Web or fiddle with settings.


  1. New Industrial Park sign goes up

    Sherry Butler, Vice-President of Operations for the Cocke County Partnership, stands next to the new directional sign on Highway 25E for businesses in the Newport/Cocke County Industrial Park.
    on June 13, 2013     Source: The Newport Plain Talk

  2. I tested the Virtuix Omni and my knees, hands, and elbows lived to tell the tale (hands/feet-on)

    The Virtuix Omni is an omni directional surface (not a treadmill) that allows you to move around in the game world while (mostly) staying put in reality. Originally posted at
    on June 12, 2013     Source: CNET

  3. Market Authority to Release White Paper That Provides Key Strategies for Large Directional Media/Print Companies

    After interviewing nearly 400,000 consumers around the world regarding how they search for a local business and training over 11,000 sales reps and managers in the U.S., Europe and South America, Market Authority believes that these strategies should be the basis for all Directional Media companies, which have print in their arsenal. (PRWeb June 11, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: PRWeb


  1. "Jeff is the best directional punter of all time," Giants general manager Jerry Reese said. "This guy can eliminate the opponent's punt returner. He is a pro's pro."
    on Feb 12, 2008 By: Jerry Reese Source: USA Today

  2. "More importantly, this agreement is a major directional statement," Emerson said. "It's a statement that Canada is back in the game."
    on Jun 7, 2007 By: David Emerson Source: Houston Chronicle

  3. "We have demonstrated devices that can create highly directional laser beams pointing in different directions either at the same or at different wavelengths," says Capasso. "This could have major implications for parallel high-throughput...
    on Nov 30, 2009 By: Federico Capasso Source: Science Daily (press release)

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