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orient

[ôr′ē·ənt]
Etymology: L, oriens, rising sun
1 to make someone aware of new surroundings, including people and their roles; the layout of a facility; and its routines, rules, and services. New patients are oriented to a hospital, as are new staff to a hospital unit.
2 to help a person become aware of a situation or simply of reality, such as when a patient recovers from anesthesia. orientation, n., oriented, adj.
References in classic literature ?
Cricket, however, was in the air, and Raffles's cricket-bag back where he sometimes kept it, in the fender, with the remains of an Orient label still adhering to the leather.
Unlike his earlier venture, Trico orients heavier gauges.
In addition, Trico is developing monolayer structures that orient at higher temperatures and with less shrinkage than coex films.