sense of orientation

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  • sense of orientation — feeling of where one is …   English contemporary dictionary

  • orientation — 1839, originally arrangement of a building, etc., to face east or any other specified direction, noun of action from ORIENT (Cf. orient) (v.). Sense of the action of determining one s bearings is from 1868 …   Etymology dictionary

  • orientation — [n] introduction, adjustment acclimatization, adaptation, assimilation, bearings, breaking in*, coordination, direction, familiarization, fix*, lay of the land*, location, position, sense of direction, settling in*; concepts 31,832 Ant.… …   New thesaurus

  • Orientation (vector space) — See also: orientation (geometry) The left handed orientation is shown on the left, and the right handed on the right. In mathematics, orientation is a notion that in two dimensions allows one to say when a cycle goes around clockwise or… …   Wikipedia

  • Sense — Senses are the physiological methods of perception. The senses and their operation, classification, and theory are overlapping topics studied by a variety of fields, most notably neuroscience, cognitive psychology (or cognitive science), and… …   Wikipedia

  • sense of balance — noun a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head • Syn: ↑equilibrium, ↑labyrinthine sense, ↑vestibular sense, ↑sense of equilibrium • Derivationally related forms: ↑equilibrate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sense of equilibrium — noun a sensory system located in structures of the inner ear that registers the orientation of the head • Syn: ↑equilibrium, ↑labyrinthine sense, ↑vestibular sense, ↑sense of balance • Derivationally related forms: ↑equilibrate (for: ↑ …   Useful english dictionary

  • sense of direction — noun an awareness of your orientation in space (Freq. 1) • Hypernyms: ↑sense …   Useful english dictionary

  • orientation — n. [L. oriens, the rising sun] Sense of direction; a change in position …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • Homosexual orientation — is a sexual orientation. The term is used to refer to an enduring pattern of or disposition to experience sexual, affectional, or romantic attractions primarily to people of the same sex; it also refers to an individual’s sense of personal and… …   Wikipedia

  • Common sense — This article is about the concept of the phrase. For the American revolutionary war pamphlet by Thomas Paine, see Common Sense (pamphlet). For other uses, see Common sense (disambiguation). Common sense is defined by Merriam Webster as, sound and …   Wikipedia


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