orienting orienting

Definition(s):

  • (adj) positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually

Usage(s):

  1. Parietal lobe This part of the brain processes sensory information about the surrounding world, orienting you in time and space.
  2. But he too believes that the estrangement in the 1990s has led to a re-orienting of sympathies among Pakistan's officers.
  3. Another underutilized energy-efficiency tip: for new construction, simply orienting buildings correctly and optimizing window locations can cut energy use by a quarter or more.

News

  • Custom Carousel Cart offers versatile alternative to fork trucks.

    Roll-A-Way custom configured carousel cart is used to transport baskets or skids to production area without use of fork lift truck. Carousel top can be locked into 4 different positions to provide operators with safe and productive means for orienting material into desired assembly position or location. Measuring 48 x 48 in., carousel top sits atop 52 x 52 in. cart that uses adjustable, heavy ...
    on July 9, 2013     Source: ThomasNet

Quotes

  1. Assuring the government's commitment towards any action plan that is developed towards checking the adverse sex ratio, Singh said "let the ministry of health focus on orienting the million plus elected representatives of the Panchayats and urban...
    on Apr 28, 2008 By: Manmohan Singh Source: Zee News

  2. Silverman said: "As part of our continued reorganization and evolution, not only as a broadcaster but also as a content company, we are further integrating our international production operations and re-orienting our domestic production operations...
    on Dec 8, 2008 By: Ben Silverman Source: Television Week

  3. "All CSTO heads of state are unanimous that at the current stage there is no need to send peacekeeping forces to Kyrgyzstan, but there is a need to help the country's law enforcement and security agencies in orienting their activity," Bordyuzha...
    on Jun 25, 2010 By: Nikolai Bordyuzha Source: Xinhua

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