As such, horizontal collectivism is manifested as an orientation in which group harmony is highly valued and in-group members are perceived to experience equal standing.
While creation myths are not literal explications they do serve to define an orientation of humanity in the world in terms of a birth story.
Choosing a Cartesian coordinate system for a one-dimensional space—that is, for a straight line—involves choosing a point O of the line (the origin), a unit of length, and an orientation for the line.
An orientation chooses which of the two half-lines determined by O is the positive, and which is negative;
A Cartesian coordinate system in two dimensions (also called a rectangular coordinate system or an orthogonal coordinate system) is defined by an ordered pair of perpendicular lines (axes), a single unit of length for both axes, and an orientation for each axis.
an orientation for each axis;
Stola also suggests that the IPN shows a "tendency for a questionable vision of interpretations of the past", and that its treatment of Poland's Communist history is meant to give "an orientation to the authors and the readers, probably a moral orientation they desire."
The American Association for Humanistic Psychology, formed in 1963, declared: Humanistic psychology is primarily an orientation toward the whole of psychology rather than a distinct area or school.
See Earth's location in the universe for an orientation.
Commercial shows dealing with SF-related fields are sometimes billed as 'science fiction conventions,' but are operated as for-profit ventures, with an orientation towards passive spectators, rather than involved fans, and a tendency to neglect or ignore written SF in favor of television, film, comics, video games, etc.
in an orientational glass this degree of freedom is frozen in a quenched disordered state.
When cooling down and settling to a state, the domain must "choose" an orientation, but if the possible states are similar in energy, one will be chosen randomly.
A set of three gimbals, one mounted on the other with orthogonal pivot axes, may be used to allow a wheel mounted on the innermost gimbal to have an orientation remaining independent of the orientation, in space, of its support.
When a directed rooted tree has an orientation away from the root, it is called an arborescence or out-tree;
when it has an orientation towards the root, it is called an anti-arborescence or in-tree.
Gradually, the battle line settled to an orientation that slanted north-east to south-west.
Faults have an orientation of North West-South East, east–west and north–south.
their categorization is difficult because the underlying cause is often not clear but a classification proposed by Richard Gregory is useful as an orientation.
In the same vein, Christian churches have been built and are still being built (as far as possible) with an orientation so that the congregation faced toward the sunrise in the East.
During an orientation for new students at Stanford, he met Larry Page.