from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- transitive v. To compose or arrange (music) for performance by an orchestra.
- transitive v. To arrange or control the elements of, as to achieve a desired overall effect: orchestrated a successful political campaign.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- v. to compose or arrange orchestral music for a dramatic performance
- v. To arrange or direct diverse elements to achieve a desired effect
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- transitive v. to write an orchestra score for; -- of a musical composition.
- transitive v. To be the chief coordinator of (an activity requiring action by more than one person); to organize and coordinate.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- To compose or arrange music for an orchestra; score or instrumentate.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- v. write an orchestra score for
- v. plan and direct (a complex undertaking)
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Since the chromosomes and the genes they contain orchestrate the body's growth and development, a range of physical and behavioral problems may result.
Behavior, because it's so complicated to orchestrate, is polymorphic — it requires the action of many genes in concert.
Some may expect to find the "secrets" of the great orchestrator disclosed; but, as he himself reminds us in his preface, "to orchestrate is to create, and this is something which cannot be taught."
The two teamed up, with Hameroff showing how synaptic inputs could 'orchestrate' Penrose objective reductions in neuronal microtubules, hence 'orchestrated objective reduction' (Orch OR).
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Star-Ledger Op-Ed, readers in New Jersey are likely to believe the same canard, since Jerome-Cohen never clarifies that Sharon in fact did not "orchestrate" the massacre.
Egenera points out that data centers require solutions to "orchestrate" infrastructure and provide IT with a single, holistic view for managing both the physical and virtual components within the data center.
A milestone in this mess can be said to be when John Houghton of the IPCC said it was the IPCC's job to "orchestrate" the views of science.