1. Noun.  (uncountable) The act of orienting or the state of being oriented.
  2. Noun.  (uncountable) A position relative to compass bearings.
  3. Noun.  (uncountable) The construction of a Christian church to have its aisle in an east-west direction with the altar at the east end.
  4. Noun.  (countable) An inclination, tendency or direction.
  5. Noun.  (countable) The ability to orient.
  6. Noun.  (countable) An adjustment to a new environment.
  7. Noun.  (countable) An introduction to a (new) environment.
  8. Noun.  (context, typography) The direction of print across the page; landscape or portrait.
  9. Noun.  (context, mathematics) The choice of which ordered bases are "positively" oriented and which are "negatively" oriented on a real vector space.

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