Alignment Definition

ə-līnmənt
alignments
noun
alignments
A line or lines formed by aligning.
Webster's New World
The process of adjusting parts so that they are in proper relative position.
A set of gears needs periodic alignment.
American Heritage
An aligning or being aligned.
Webster's New World
The condition of having parts so adjusted.
Binocular lenses that are out of alignment will yield a double image.
American Heritage
A ground plan, as of a fieldwork, railroad, etc.
Webster's New World
Antonyms:
nonalignment
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Other Word Forms of Alignment

Noun

Singular:
alignment
Plural:
alignments

Origin of Alignment

  • French alignement

    From Wiktionary

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