1. positioning with respect to a reference system or determining your bearings physically or intellectually
; - Example: "noticed the bee's momentary orienting pause before heading back to the hive"- Example: "an orienting program for new employees"[syn: orienting, orientating]
The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:
orientating \orientating\ orienting \orienting\adj.
aligning; positioning; setting into proper alignment.
[WordNet 1.5 +PJC]