Alignment

In an automatic identification system, the relative position and orientation of a scanner to the symbol

alignment

(from the article `roads and highways`) After a route has been selected, a three-dimensional road alignment and its associated cross-sectional profiles are produced. In order to reduce the ...
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alignment

[n] - the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines 2. [n] - the act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
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Alignment

• (n.) The act of adjusting to a line; arrangement in a line or lines; the state of being so adjusted; a formation in a straight line; also, the line of adjustment; esp., an imaginary line to regulate the formation of troops or of a squadron. • (n.) The ground-plan of a railway or other road, in distinction from the grades or profile.Alig...
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alignment

noun the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
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Alignment

(of minerals) mineral grains tend to line up in the same direction in metamorphic rocks, often leading to foliation.
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Alignment

[Dungeons & Dragons] In the Dungeons & Dragons (D&D) fantasy role-playing game, alignment is a categorization of the ethical (Law/Chaos axis) and moral (Good/Evil axis) perspective of people, creatures and societies. The earliest edition of D&D allowed players to choose among three alignments when creating a character: lawful, implying hono...
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alignment

[Noun] When things are put in a straight line.
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Alignment

[political party] The Alignment (הַמַעֲרָך, translit. HaMa`arakh) is the name of two defunct Israeli political alliances. Each of these Alignment parties later merged into what is now the Labor Party. The first Alignment party was a 1965 alliance of Mapai and Ahdut HaAvoda. The two parties continued to exist independently, but subm...
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Alignment

[role-playing games] Not all role-playing games have such a system, and some narrativist role-players consider such a restriction on their characters` outlook on life to be overly constraining. However, some regard a concept of alignment to be essential to role-playing, since they regard role-playing as an exploration of the themes of good ...
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Alignment

A·lign'ment noun [ French alignement .] 1. The act of adjusting to a line; arrangement in a line or lines; the state of being so adjusted; a formation in a straight line; also, the line of adjustment; esp., an imaginary line to regulate the formation of troops or of a squadron. 2....
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alignment

1. The longitudinal position of a bone or limb. ... 2. The act of bringing into line. ... 3. In dentistry, the arrangement of the teeth in relation to the supporting structures and the adjacent and opposing dentitions. ... Synonym: alinement. ... Origin: Fr. Aligner, to line up, fr. L. Linea, line ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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Alignment

A condition whereby the axes of machine components are either coincident, parallel or perpendicular, according to design requirements, during operation. See also: Align.
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Alignment

Alignment The orientation of the tag to the reader.
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alignment

body placement or posture; the relationship of the skeleton to the line of gravity and the base of support. Proper alignment lessens strain on muscles and joints and promotes dance skills.
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Alignment

Creating harmony with the body so that unbroken lines are formed with the arms and legs without displacement of the torso.
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Alignment

Generally refers to wheel alignment, which is the proper adjustment of the car's front and rear suspension for camber, toe, caster and ride height.
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Alignment

In an automatic identification system (Auto ID), the relative position and orientation of a scanner to the symbol
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alignment

In archaeology, a term used to denote lines of standing stones. Many of these are associated with burial chambers and cairns, while others are associated with stone circles. Megalithic alignments,...
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Alignment

It is the position of the hips, shoulders and feet in a proper alignment with each other.
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Alignment

placement of bones in such a way that increases physiological effectiveness and health. Depending on the dance genre, the alignment can vary according to its specific aesthetic goals. Read the definitions for 'Correct alignment', 'Body placement' or 'Stance' below to expand.
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alignment

placing objects in memory to suit hardware requirements. On many machines, an object must be aligned on a word boundary for acceptable performance.
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Alignment

Positioning of lines in a text or a paragraph: on the left, on the right, centred or justified.
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Alignment

Process of setting up amplifier presets and positioning tape heads for optimum tape performance.
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Alignment

see 'azimuth alignment'.
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