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Definition of Alignment

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act of forming into a line, act of straightening; positioning, arrangement; placement and direction of text or graphics in relation to the document margin (Computers, Printing)
Alignment Definition from Arts & Humanities Dictionaries & Glossaries
Glossary of Dance Terminology
The position of the body with relation to the Line of Dance

FLOOR ALIGNMENT:

Alignment Definition from Language, Idioms & Slang Dictionaries & Glossaries
Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
(n.)
The ground-plan of a railway or other road, in distinction from the grades or profile.
  
(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.
  
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alignment
\a*lign"ment\ (&?;), n. [f. 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. (engin.) the ground-plan of a railway or other road, in distinction from the grades or profile.

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WordNet 2.0

Noun
1. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
(synonym) alliance, coalition, alinement
(antonym) nonalignment, nonalinement
(hypernym) organization, organisation
(hyponym) combination
(member-meronym) ally
(derivation) align, array
2. the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
(hypernym) placement, arrangement
(hyponym) true
(derivation) align, aline, line up, adjust
3. (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
(synonym) conjunction
(hypernym) meeting, encounter
(hyponym) inferior conjunction
(classification) astronomy, uranology
4. the act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
(hypernym) adjustment, registration, readjustment
(hyponym) camber
(derivation) align
Alignment Definition from Business & Finance Dictionaries & Glossaries
eng-iso
The actions taken to ensure a process or activity supports the organization's strategy, goals and objectives.
Raynet Business & Marketing Glossary
strategy-driven linkage between the total organization's mission, strategy, and plans, down to the incentive plans, motivation, and performance and rewards of each individual. It refers to a linking of organizational goals with personal goals.
Copyright © 2001, Ray Wright
Alignment Definition from Science & Technology Dictionaries & Glossaries
Dictionary of Automotive Terms
1. When referring to wheel alignment, it is the proper adjustment of a car's front or rear suspension for camber , toe, caster , and ride height. Four-wheel alignment is necessary for front-wheel drive vehicles. 2. The adjustment of two objects to bring them into the proper relation to each other.
Aviation - English - Spintra.com
A basic control to a data source from controls and displays to align a device. Also a procedure to align physical devices, usually navigation sensors, so that they provide the most accurate results possible; commonly required by INS, AHRS, barometric altimeter; See Also: boresighting, calibration, initialization;
Alignment Definition from Computer & Internet Dictionaries & Glossaries
JDK Doc(JAVA)
- Static variable in class javax.swing.text.StyleConstants 
public static final Object Alignment
Alignment for the paragraph. The type is Integer. Valid values are:
- Static variable in class javax.swing.text.StyleConstants.ParagraphConstants 
public static final Object Alignment
Alignment for the paragraph. The type is Integer. Valid values are:
Integrated Circuit Terminology
act of moving a mask or reticle to match up  alignment marks. Alignment insures that a new pattern being added to a  wafer is aligned to the previous pattern or patterns on the wafer.
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INTERNET TERMS&ACRONYMSV1.0
The positioning of a body of text.Text can be positioned to the left,right,or center of a page.For the best ,consisting alignment,web grphic designers use tables and embedded tables.
Alignment Definition from Encyclopedia Dictionaries & Glossaries
English Wikipedia - The Free Encyclopedia
Alignment may refer to:
Archaeology
  • Alignment (archaeology), secondary used to associate features such as postholes
  • Stone alignment, a linear arrangement of upright, parallel megalithic standing stones

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Alignment Definition from Entertainment & Music Dictionaries & Glossaries
Guitar Glossary
The fine-tuning of tape-head azimuth and tape-recorder circuitry to achieve optimum performance from the type of tape being used.
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Alignment Definition from Religion & Spirituality Dictionaries & Glossaries
Occult101
The practice of synching mental and spiritual energies with a deity or an astronomical body.
Book of Shadows
Synchronization of mental and spiritual vibrations with a god, goddess, or astronomical body. Often the complete balance and centering of the chakras is called an alignment.