Usage examples for orientation

  1. Many great free spirits there have been who possess this orientation of the race and have brought us tidings of the promised land. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  2. He started along the corridor, trying to figure out its orientation in relation to that all- important nerve center. – The Defiant Agents by Andre Alice Norton
  3. No particular results then, so far, but only an attitude of orientation, is what the pragmatic method means. – Pragmatism A New Name for Some Old Ways of Thinking by William James
  4. They went first to the coast; for their migration, led by the infallible sense of orientation which is subconscious knowledge, takes place chiefly in the night- in darkness. – The Promise of Air by Algernon Blackwood
  5. Slowly, imperceptibly, the orientation of the planet has changed. – Memoir and Letters of Francis W. Newman by Giberne Sieveking
  6. This becomes, then, one of the fixed points in our orientation. – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  7. They failed to understand that Central Europe was ripe for a new orientation, though there were sufficient indications to point out the way. – From a Terrace in Prague by Lieut.-Col. B. Granville Baker
  8. Because of the differing background and orientation of those of us who attempted this project, two approaches were adopted. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  9. Ghondati quite saw that " this fact was producing a steady and permanent orientation of Russian opinion towards England, which, if cultivated by British statesmanship, would eventually give my country everything she required, while those whose help was always surrounded with conditions would have great difficulty to retain the advantages they secured only under the pressure of circumstances." – With the "Die-Hards" in Siberia by John Ward
  10. To that empire his just and statesmanlike policy brought a new sense of confidence and therefore a time of comparative rest, until the threatening orientation of Bonaparte's plans once more placed everything at hazard. – William Pitt and the Great War by John Holland Rose
  11. Moreover, it was a matter of common knowledge that King Carol would never tolerate any radical change in the political orientation of the kingdom. – England and Germany by Emile Joseph Dillon
  12. Although this area has trend lines of the same type and orientation, it includes mountains that are associated more closely with the systems in the central part of the country. – Area Handbook for Albania by Eugene K. Keefe Sarah Jane Elpern William Giloane James M. Moore, Jr. Stephen Peters Eston T. White
  13. 21. Orientation of Wood Samples. – Seasoning of Wood by Joseph B. Wagner
  14. Dr. Budge has also written upon the subject of the orientation of the Jebel Barkal and Nure pyramids. – History Of Egypt, Chaldæa, Syria, Babylonia, And Assyria In The Light Of Recent Discovery by L.W. King and H.R. Hall