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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 ori·en·ta·tion /ˌoriənˈteʃən, ˌɔr, ˌɛn-/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 ori·en·ta·tion /ˌorɪənˈteʃən, ˌɔr, ˌɛn-/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary

 定向; 方位; 校準

From: Network Terminology

 定向 方向

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 O·ri·en·ta·tion n.
 1. The act or process of orientating; determination of the points of the compass, or the east point, in taking bearings.
 2. 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.
 3. 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.
 4. (Fig.): A return to first principles; an orderly arrangement.
    The task of orientation undertaken in this chapter.   --L. F. Ward.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the act of orienting
      2: an integrated set of attitudes and beliefs
      3: position or alignment relative to points of the compass or
         other specific directions
      4: a predisposition in favor of something; "a predilection for
         expensive cars"; "his sexual preferences"; "showed a
         Marxist orientation" [syn: predilection, preference]
      5: a person's awareness of self with regard to position and
         time and place and personal relationships
      6: a course introducing a new situation or environment [syn: orientation