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  • n. Plural form of orientation.


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  • There has been a lot of sitting in orientations this week, which would be good for sock knitting if I were more organized.

    2007 August 23 « Compulsive Knitter

  • At the beginning of September, although I'll be in orientations and meetings the last week in August.


  • Not speaking as anything but a donor to CRF, and being in no other way associated with it, CRF appears to be made up of many people of a variety of races, religions, backgrounds, socio-economic statuses, and, yes sexual orientations, that is narrowly focused on only one goal: repeal of a divisive part of the city's charter.

    Gays Stab Another Group In The Back

  • At the same time, the low temperature group at the University of Florida also discovered these resonances, but because we cooled our samples by adiabatic nuclear demagnetization of copper rather than Pomeranchuk cooling, only we were able to form and study single crystals, and could thus identify the allowed magnetic domain orientations.

    Douglas D. Osheroff - Autobiography

  • But many colleges report that well over half their freshmen have family in attendance at these events, and lots of parents think the orientations are the greatest thing since "What To Expect When You're Expecting." - Local News

  • In short, what people do with their bodies is a moral choice they make, regardless of any predispositions, attractions, or so called orientations they use to excuse and justify their sexual behavior.

    MoJo Blogs and Articles

  • In that sense, their very "orientations" for want of a better word are diametrically opposed.

    Archive 2009-03-15

  • One can in principle let a, a², etc. also include characteristics of the apparatus used for the measurement, but since the dependence of the result upon the microscopic features of the apparatus is not determinable experimentally, only the macroscopic features of the apparatus (such as orientations of the polarization analyzers) in their incompletely controllable environment need be admitted in practice in the descriptions a, a², etc., and likewise for

    Bell's Theorem

  • I guess technically they're "orientations" and not job interviews.

    unclebob Diary Entry

  • There are other types of psycho-sexual arrangements based on other 'orientations' and/or lifestyle choices which require more than two.

    Anglican Mainstream


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