orient

  1. the countries of Asia
  2. the hemisphere that includes Eurasia and Africa and Australia

orient

The characteristic sheen of fine natural and cultured pearls.
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Orient

The Orient means the East. It is a traditional designation for anything that belongs to the Eastern world or the Middle East (aka Near East) or the Far East, in relation to Europe. In English, it is largely a metonym for, and coterminous with, the Continent of Asia. == Derivation == The term `Orient` derives from the Latin word oriens (Orion) me.....
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orient

[adj] - (poetic) `the orient sun` 2. [v] - be oriented 3. [v] - cause to point 4. [v] - determine one`s position with reference to another point
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Orient

• (v. t.) To place (a map or chart) so that its east side, north side, etc., lie toward the corresponding parts of the horizon; • (v. t.) Same as Orientate, 2. • (v. t.) to rotate (a map attached to a plane table) until the line of direction between any two of its points is parallel to the corresponding direction in nature. • (a...
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orient

adjective (poetic) eastern; `the orient sun`
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Orient

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Orient

O'ri·ent adjective [ French, from Latin oriens , -entis , present participle of oriri to rise. See Origin .] 1. Rising, as the sun. « Moon, that now meet'st the orient sun.» Milton. 2. Eastern; oriental. 'The orient pa...
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Orient

O'ri·ent noun 1. The part of the horizon where the sun first appears in the morning; the east. « [ Morn] came furrowing all the orient into gold.» Tennyson. 2. The countries of Asia or the East. Chaucer. « Best built city throughout the O...
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Orient

O'ri·ent transitive verb [ French orienter . Confer Orientate .] 1. To define the position of, in relation to the orient or east; hence, to ascertain the bearings of. 2. Fig.: To correct or set right by recurring to first principles; to arrange in order; to orientate.
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orient

A characteristic of the irridescence or luster of natural and cultured pearls
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orient

adjust to a specific need or market
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orient

determine one's position with reference to another point
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orient

The iridescent luster of a pearl.
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Orient

The pearly lustre seen on pearls or mother-of-pearl shells. Also known as iridescence.
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Orient

The pearly lustre seen on pearls or mother-of-pearl shells. Also known as irridescence.
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orient

To arrange a map using a compass so that the directions of the map correspiond with the surrounding landscape, so that North on the map is facing true North, etc.
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