Pronunciation: /ˌɔr i ənˈteɪ ʃən/ ?

The orientation of a geometric object is the rotation of that object in a space. For example, the orientation of a line can be vertical, horizontal, or oblique. Some other phrases that show orientation are, "upside down", "on its side" and "backwards".

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Orientation. 2010-08-06. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. http://www.allmathwords.org/en/o/orientation.html.

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