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Noun: alignment  u'lIn-munt
  1. An organization of people (or countries) involved in a pact or treaty
    - alliance, coalition, alinement
  2. The spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines
  3. (astronomy) apparent meeting or passing of two or more celestial bodies in the same degree of the zodiac
    - conjunction
  4. The act of adjusting or aligning the parts of a device in relation to each other

Derived forms: alignments

Type of: adjustment, arrangement, encounter, meeting, organisation [Brit], organization, placement, readjustment, registration

Antonym: nonalignment

Encyclopedia: Alignment