O"ri*en*tate (?), v. t. [imp. & p. p. Orientated (?); p. pr. & vb. n. Orientating.] [From Orient.]


To place or turn toward the east; to cause to assume an easterly direction, or to veer eastward.


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.

A crystal is orientated when placed in its proper position so as to exhibit its symmetry. E. S. Dana.


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O"ri*en*tate, v. i.

To move or turn toward the east; to veer from the north or south toward the east.


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