Definitions English

  • Arrangement or position in a straight line or in parallel lines.
  • The process of adjusting parts so that they are in proper relative position: A set of gears needs periodic alignment.
  • The condition of having parts so adjusted: Binocular lenses that are out of alignment will yield a double image.
  • A ground plan: Blueprints for the building included an alignment and a profile.
  • The act of aligning or the condition of being aligned.
  • An arrangement or alliance of groups: a new alignment of factions in the party.
  • Sports An arrangement or positioning of players: a defensive alignment.
  • Sports The grouping or positioning of teams, as in a conference or league.