To orienting is to make sure that you are oriented in the right direction. You might orient yourself by looking at a map or compass.

  • The orienting system uses a series of beacons to help you find your way.

  • The orienting system uses sound instead of beacons, so you don't have to take your eyes off the road.

Definition of orienting


positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually



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Example Sentences for orienting

  • 1

    Orientalism refers to the Orient or East, in contrast to the Occident or West.

  • 2

    The Eastern lowlands in the Oriente experience an equatorial climate.

  • 3

    Judaism is law oriented, tradition oriented, reverent of past usages.

  • 4

    But the orientation of the coil is sideways.

  • 5

    It gives the orientation of the plane.

  • 6

    The Japanese are the Englishmen of the Orient.

  • 7

    The apse is oriented to the east.

  • 8

    The family is of Puritan orientation.

  • 9

    The orientation of the portal is different.

  • 10

    To the Oriental, the Westerner was a devil.