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From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

orientated \orientated\ oriented \oriented\adj.

1. Adjusted or aligned to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination; as, to get oriented on one's first day at a new job. [WordNet 1.5]

2. headed or intending to head in a certain direction; as, college-oriented students. Opposite of {unoriented}.

Syn: directed, minded. [WordNet 1.5] orientating

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 [gcide]:

Orientate \O"ri*en*tate\, verb (used with an object) [imp. & p. p. {Orientated}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Orientating}.] [From {Orient}.]

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

2. 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.

3. Same as {orient}[2]. [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) [wn]:

orientated

adjective

1: adjusted or located in relation to surroundings or circumstances; sometimes used in combination; "the house had its large windows oriented toward the ocean view"; "helping freshmen become oriented to college life"; "the book is value-oriented throughout" [syn: {oriented}, {orientated}] [ant: {unoriented}]


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