Alignment meaning

ə-līnmənt
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The definition of alignment is an arrangement of objects in a way that makes a line or row.

The position of members in a marching band is an example of alignment.

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Alignment is defined as parts of something that are in the proper position relative to each other.

Adjusting the front wheels on a car is an example of a front-end alignment.

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The act of aligning or the condition of being aligned.
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An arrangement or alliance of groups.

A new alignment of factions in the party.

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Arrangement or position in a straight line or in parallel lines.
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An aligning or being aligned.
  • Arrangement in a straight line.
  • A condition of close cooperation.
    A new alignment of European nations.
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(1) Arranging data to line up with a required format on a screen or printed form.
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A ground plan.

Blueprints for the building included an alignment and a profile.

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A line or lines formed by aligning.
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A ground plan, as of a fieldwork, railroad, etc.
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An arrangement of items in a line.
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The process of adjusting a mechanism such that its parts are aligned; the condition of having its parts so adjusted.
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(astronomy) The conjunction of two celestial objects.
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(transport) The precise route or course taken by a linear way (road, railway, footpath, etc.) between two points.
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(gaming) In a roleplaying game, one of a set number of philosophical attitudes a character can take.
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Origin of alignment

  • French alignement

    From Wiktionary