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Orientation vs. Seminar

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Orientationnoun

(countable) The determination of the relative position of something or someone.

Seminarnoun

A class held for advanced studies in which students meet regularly to discuss original research, under the guidance of a professor.

Orientationnoun

(countable) The relative physical position or direction of something.

Seminarnoun

A meeting held for the exchange of useful information by members of a common business community.

Orientationnoun

(uncountable) The construction of a Christian church to have its aisle in an east-west direction with the altar at the east end.

Seminarnoun

A group of students engaged, under the guidance of an instructor, in original research in a particular line of study, and in the exposition of the results by theses, lectures, etc.; - formerly called also seminary, now seldom used in this sense.

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Orientationnoun

(countable) An inclination, tendency or direction.

Seminarnoun

any meeting for an exchange of ideas

Orientationnoun

(countable) The ability to orient.

‘The homing instinct in pigeons is an example of orientation.’;

Seminarnoun

a course offered for a small group of advanced students

Orientationnoun

(countable) An adjustment to a new environment.

Seminar

A seminar is a form of academic instruction, either at an academic institution or offered by a commercial or professional organization. It has the function of bringing together small groups for recurring meetings, focusing each time on some particular subject, in which everyone present is requested to participate.

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Orientationnoun

(countable) An introduction to a (new) environment.

Orientationnoun

(education) Events to orient new students at a school; events to help new students become familiar with a school.

Orientationnoun

The direction of print across the page; landscape or portrait.

Orientationnoun

The choice of which ordered bases are "positively" oriented and which are "negatively" oriented on a real vector space.

Orientationnoun

The designation of a parametrised curve as "positively" or "negatively" oriented (or "nonorientable"); the analogous description of a surface or hypersurface.

Orientationnoun

The act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.

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Orientationnoun

The tendency of a revolving body, when suspended in a certain way, to bring the axis of rotation into parallelism with the earth's axis.

Orientationnoun

An aspect or fronting to the east; especially (Arch.), the placing of a church so that the chancel, containing the altar toward which the congregation fronts in worship, will be on the east end.

Orientationnoun

A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.

‘The task of orientation undertaken in this chapter.’;

Orientationnoun

the act of orienting

Orientationnoun

an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs

Orientationnoun

position or alignment relative to points of the compass or other specific directions

Orientationnoun

a predisposition in favor of something;

‘a predilection for expensive cars’; ‘his sexual preferences’; ‘showed a Marxist orientation’;

Orientationnoun

a person's awareness of self with regard to position and time and place and personal relationships

Orientationnoun

a course introducing a new situation or environment

Orientationnoun

the action of orienting someone or something relative to the points of a compass or other specified positions

‘studies of locational awareness and orientation in young children’;

Orientationnoun

the relative position or direction of something

‘using the orientation of a building to capture energy from the sun’;

Orientationnoun

the faculty by which birds and other animals find their way back to a place after going or being taken to a place distant from it

‘recent research in animal orientation’;

Orientationnoun

a person's basic attitude, beliefs, or feelings in relation to a particular subject or issue

‘his book is well worth reading, regardless of your political orientation’;

Orientationnoun

short for sexual orientation

Orientationnoun

familiarization with something

‘many judges give instructions to assist jury orientation’;

Orientationnoun

a course giving information to newcomers to a university or other institution.

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