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Aligning   /əlˈaɪnɪŋ/   Listen

Causing to fall into line or into position.  Synonym: positioning.

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"Aligning" Quotes from Famous Books

... and a glass came hurtling at Peter's head, but it missed him and crashed against the wall behind him. That crash of glass liberated the pent-up forces in the hearts of these men, for in a moment the place was in a furious uproar, the men aligning themselves in two camps, that of Peter and ...
— The Vagrant Duke • George Gibbs

... welcome partner, not a rival. For the road to world peace and freedom is still long, and there are burdens which only full partners can share—in supporting the common defense, in expanding world trade, in aligning our balance of payments, in aiding the emergent nations, in concerting political and economic policies, and in welcoming to our common effort other industrialized nations, notably Japan, whose remarkable economic and political development of the 1950's permits it now to play on the world ...
— Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present • Various

... where the enemy was, the smoke of a cannon rose, and a ball flew whistling over the heads of the hussar squadron. The officers who had been standing together rode off to their places. The hussars began carefully aligning their horses. Silence fell on the whole squadron. All were looking at the enemy in front and at the squadron commander, awaiting the word of command. A second and a third cannon ball flew past. Evidently they were firing at the hussars, ...
— War and Peace • Leo Tolstoy

Words linked to "Aligning" :   positioning, orientating, orienting

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