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from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of bringing into line; a method of determining the position of a remote and not easily discernible object, by running an imaginary line through more easily recognizable intermediate objects, as the passing of a straight line through the pointers of the Great Bear to the pole-star.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun See allineation.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun Alternative form of allineation.

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