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aligned, past participle; aligned, past tense; aligns, 3rd person singular present; aligning, present participle;
  1. Place or arrange (things) in a straight line
    • - gently brush the surface to align the fibers
  2. Put (things) into correct or appropriate relative positions
    • - the fan blades are carefully aligned
    • - aligning domestic prices with prices in world markets
  3. Lie in a straight line, or in correct relative positions
    • - the pattern of the border at the seam should align perfectly
  4. Give support to (a person, organization, or cause)
    • - newspapers usually align themselves with certain political parties
  5. Come together in agreement or alliance
    • - all of them must now align against the foe
    • - forces aligned with Russia

  1. place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table"
  2. be or come into adjustment with
  3. align oneself with a group or a way of thinking
  4. bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts"
  5. (aligned) brought into agreement or cooperation on the side of a faction, party, or cause
  6. (aligned) in a straight line; "pearly teeth evenly aligned"
  7. Halifax is a four-piece rock band from Thousand Oaks, California. They formed in 2003 and currently are signed with Rocket Science Records. ...
  8. Align is a privately held IT solutions company specializing in IT relocation services, network infrastructure design and build-out, contact center technology and IT management. ...
  9. (Alignment (archaeology)) An alignment in archaeology is a secondary or circumstantial form of evidence used to associate features such as postholes by virtue of their physical relationships rather than stratigraphic ones. ...
  10. (Alignment (Dungeons and Dragons)) In the Dungeons & Dragons fantasy role-playing game, alignment is a categorization of the ethical and moral perspective of people, creatures and societies.
  11. (Alignment (political party)) The Alignment (המערך, HaMa'arakh) was an alliance of the major left-wing parties in Israel between the 1960s and 1990s. ...
  12. (Alignment (typesetting)) In typesetting and page layout, alignment or range, is the setting of text flow or image placement relative to a page, column (measure), table cell or tab. The type alignment setting is sometimes referred to as text alignment, text justification or type justification.
  13. To form in line; to fall into line; To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line; To adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking
  14. (aligned) referring to something that has an alignment with something else; allied
  15. (alignment) An arrangement of items in a line; The process of adjusting a mechanism such that its parts are aligned; the condition of having its parts so adjusted; An alliance of factions; The conjunction of two celestial objects; The precise route or course taken by a linear way (road, ...
  16. (Aligned) This is what, if you arm isn't, will cause it to go up in smoke! Alignment is the single most important thing you can do to a slot racing motor, car, etc. ...
  17. (Aligned) When dimension is recorded it can be written vertically so it can be read from the right hand side or the bottom of the drawing. This is what is meant by aligned.
  18. (Aligned) rows of adjacent cells with end walls at the same level, as in polysiphonous construction
  19. (Aligning) operations and processes to reflect customer needs and preferences
  20. (Alignment) A condition whereby the axes of machine components are either coincident, parallel, or perpendicular, according to design requirements.
  21. (Alignment) How your body is aligned in relation to an imagined ball-to-target line.
  22. (Alignment) When all wheels on the vehicle are adjusted so that they are pointed in the optimum direction relative to the road and each other.
  23. (Alignment) refers to the correct angle settings of suspension components - the 3 alignment settings are caster, camber and toe.
  24. (alignment) The degree to which assessments, curriculum, instruction, textbooks and other instructional materials, teacher preparation and professional development, and systems of accountability all reflect and reinforce the educational program's objectives and standards. [Ed Source]
  25. (Alignment) The condition of type and or art materials as they level up on a horizontal or vertical line.