Orientation may refer to:

  • Orientation (mental), a function of the mind
  • Orientation (film), a 1996 short film produced by the Church of Scientology
  • Orientation of churches is the architectural feature of facing ("orienting"), churches towards the east (Latin: oriens)
  • Orientation (housing), the position of a building with respect to the sun, a concept in building design
  • Student orientation, the first week of a university year in several countries
  • Coin orientation and Medallic orientation, a description of the orientation of opposite faces of a coin with respect to one another
  • Sexual orientation, the direction of an individual's sexuality with respect to the sex of the persons the individual finds sexually attractive
  • Map orientation, the relationship between directions on a map and compass directions
  • Orientation (EP), a 2001 album by Sonata Arctica
  • Page orientation, the way in which a rectangular page is oriented for normal viewing
  • In Animal navigation, turning the body to a desired heading, e.g. in the correct direction of migration
  • Orientation (sign language), the orientation of the hands when signing

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Famous quotes containing the word orientation:

    Every orientation presupposes a disorientation.
    Hans Magnus Enzensberger (b. 1929)

    Institutions of higher education in the United States are products of Western society in which masculine values like an orientation toward achievement and objectivity are valued over cooperation, connectedness and subjectivity.
    Yolanda Moses (b. 1946)