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orientation

Positioning of a structure on a site. Decisions regarding orientation should take into account prevailing winds, solar energy and passive solar heating through windows, the impact of the setting sun on afternoon workers, views, and any other relevant factors.

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Orientate, owned by Bob and Beverly Lewis, has now won his last four starts and will have one more race before the Breeders' Cup Sprint.
The generously proportioned concourse is animated by cartoon-like, superscale elements and colourful graphic devices, designed to orientate visitors.
Spin and stop The cartoner orientates the bottles by simultaneously spinning 14 at a time while 14 Cognex Checker 3G1 vision sensors view each bottle's label.