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direction

(Course), noun aim, approach, bearing, bent, blueprint, course of action, cursus, design, draft, drift, heading, inclination, line, map, master plan, method, plan, policy, procedure, program, range, regio, route, scheme, strategy, tactics, tendency, trend, via, way

direction

(Guidance), noun administration, advice, advocacy, auspices, care, charge, coaching, conduct, consilium, counsel, design, directorship, enlightenment, exhortation, governorship, headship, information, injunction, instruction, leadership, management, managership, ministration, officiation, oversight, pilotage, preparation, protection, regulation, steerage, superintendence, surveillance, teaching, training, tuition, tutelage, tutoring
Associated concepts: directions of donor, under the direction of

direction

(Order), noun adjudication, canon, charge, citation, command, commandment, decree, demand, directive, edico, edict, enactment, fiat, imperative, injunction, instructions, iubeo, judgment, mandate, ordinance, precept, prescript, prescription, proscription, regulation, rescript, rubric, rule, subpoena, summons, warrant, writ
Associated concepts: direction of verdict, express direction, specific direction of court
See also: administration, advice, agency, canon, caveat, channel, charge, command, conatus, control, course, custody, decree, design, dictate, directive, disposition, edification, education, fiat, forethought, generalship, government, guidance, guide, inclination, intent, intention, management, mandate, monition, occupation, order, ordinance, penchant, possession, precept, prescription, process, purpose, regulation, requirement, requisition, rule, side, standpoint, summons, supervision, supremacy, tendency, tenor, transaction, transmittal, way, writ

DIRECTION. The order and government of an institution; the persons who compose the board of directors are jointly called the direction. Direction, in another sense, is nearly synonymous with instruction. (q.v.)

DIRECTION, practice. That part of a bill in chancery which contains the address of the bill to the court; this must of course, contain the appropriate and technical description of the court.

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What is the relationship between directionality and the identification of profiles and subprofiles in direct and inverse translation?
Moreover, in Boroditsky's (2001) paradigm, only horizontal, not vertical, spatial primes consisted of arrows, so her results did not tease apart the possible role of orientation versus directionality in English speakers' horizontal bias (see Boroditsky et al.
We analyzed regional differences in directionality by isolating owls banded around the Great Lakes Basin, in the Appalachian Mountains, or along the Atlantic seaboard and recaptured >100 km from banding location (Fig.
Using buses constantly enhanced the students' learning capacities in six areas, including directionality, advocacy, organization, motivation, safety, and involvement.
Results show that the application of this technique can be of great interest, especially when eliminate the directionality pattern of turning is necessary.
A cross-sectional design precludes drawing conclusions as to causality or even directionality of the association, so this study could not determine which of the two comparators - depressed mood or chocolate intake - precedes, much less causes, the other, said Dr.
In outdoor or ventilated locations, conventional detectors may miss gas leaks due to wind conditions, gas dilution, or leak directionality.
By drawing attention to the spacialization and directionality of sexuality and the importance of desire's movements in shaping space and bodily interaction, Ahmed proceeds to question the grounding of heteronormative economies of desire.
Directionality is a characteristic of circumspective concern which is de-severing.
Richard Lenski opens with the question of how one might include directionality in an evolutionary process that is characterized by the interplay of randomness and necessity (chap.
However, for spatial case, directionality seems to be of greater importance.
He continues by suggesting that the intermediate position he favors is 'consistent' with process theology 'which envisages a broad directionality and teleology in cosmic history but not a detailed preordained goal' (199); given such a vague description, it would be difficult not to attain consistency.

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