from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Arrangement or position in a straight line or in parallel lines.
- n. The process of adjusting parts so that they are in proper relative position: A set of gears needs periodic alignment.
- n. The condition of having parts so adjusted: Binocular lenses that are out of alignment will yield a double image.
- n. A ground plan: Blueprints for the building included an alignment and a profile.
- n. The act of aligning or the condition of being aligned.
- n. An arrangement or alliance of groups: a new alignment of factions in the party.
- n. Sports An arrangement or positioning of players: a defensive alignment.
- n. Sports The grouping or positioning of teams, as in a conference or league.
from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License
- n. An arrangement of items in a line.
- n. The process of adjusting a mechanism such that its parts are aligned; the condition of having its parts so adjusted.
- n. An alliance of factions.
- n. The conjunction of two celestial objects.
- n. The precise route or course taken by a linear way (road, railway, footpath, etc.) between two points.
- n. In a roleplaying game, one of a set number of philosophical attitudes a character can take.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The act of adjusting to a line; arrangement in a line or lines; the state of being so adjusted; a formation in a straight line; also, the line of adjustment; esp., an imaginary line to regulate the formation of troops or of a squadron.
- n. The ground-plan of a railway or other road, in distinction from the grades or profile.
from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.
- n. the act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other
- n. an organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
- n. (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
- n. the spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
It's very easy to make your own predefined colors or to change a title alignment or even to change a button icon size.
It's very easy to make your own predefined color or to change a title alignment or even to change a button icon size.
The current “liberal” alignment is none of these things.
There are still laws against copying intellectual work, it ` s just that they ` re restored in alignment with natural law, ie you can copy what you privately possess, but not that which someone else privately possesses.
I find that by holding my attention steady, and staying in alignment with my intentions and vision, the “flow” comes more naturally and obstacles are more easily transformed.
The terms utility and preference are elastic enough to perhaps cover, say, the noble action of living in alignment with your ideals, if you adopt an overly broad definition.
I think Jackie Chan and Jaden Smith, with a good script, and all the moons in alignment?
The challenge is, while we are telling you who you should be and expecting you to live in alignment with those standards and expectations, we forget two important things.
And I once argued that it was that process, the process of recomposition, that was why software engineering was so human-centered, it was the need to be able to put things together that drove a significant number of the collaborations required to keep all the individually separated parts in alignment so that they would fit back together again.
It's all well and good to have figured out what brings you lasting and authentic joy, to acknowledge you want whatever that is, and to accept that being in alignment with it will make you happy.