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o·ri·en·teer·ing

 (ôr′ē-ĕn-tîr′ĭng, -ən-)
n.
The use of map and compass to find a way through unfamiliar territory, especially when practiced as a competitive sport.

[Alteration of Swedish orientering, from orientera, to orient, from French orienter, from orient, east; see orient.]

o′ri·en·teer′ n.

orienteer

(ˌɔːrɪənˈtɪə)
vb (intr)
(Individual Sports, other than specified) to take part in orienteering
n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a person who takes part in orienteering

orienteer


Past participle: orienteered
Gerund: orienteering

Imperative
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Present
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they orienteer
Preterite
I orienteered
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Present Continuous
I am orienteering
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you are orienteering
they are orienteering
Present Perfect
I have orienteered
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he/she/it has orienteered
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Past Continuous
I was orienteering
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Past Perfect
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Future
I will orienteer
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Future Perfect
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Future Continuous
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Present Perfect Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
I had been orienteering
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Conditional
I would orienteer
you would orienteer
he/she/it would orienteer
we would orienteer
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they would orienteer
Past Conditional
I would have orienteered
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Ferguson, a former air force colonel, orienteer, coach, and teacher, and Turbyfill, an analyst for the Department of Homeland Security, orienteering competitor, coach, and teacher, detail the skills, techniques, and activities of orienteering for beginners and those experienced in the sport.
Most orienteering events use staggered starts to ensure that each orienteer has a chance to do his or her own navigating, but there are several other popular formats, including relays and events in which the orienteer must find as many controls as possible within a specified time.
Her father, mother, and older sister, Lori, all orienteer, too.
One of the worst affected athletes was Britain's top orienteer Yvette Baker.
One place where you can orienteer any time is the permanet course at Joaquin Miller Park in the Oakland Hills.
Last night, an Army insider said: "They were supposed to be teaching the cadets how to orienteer, yet they couldn't even make it there using public transport.
COVENTRY-based Octavian Droobers' experienced orienteer Mike Hampton continued his superb form in New Zealand by winning the Sprint the Bay.
Today and tomorrow the event will switch to the Kyloe area of north Northumberland where competitors will follow courses through the woodland, moorland and hills which is the usual terrain of the orienteer.
The orienteer must find a sequence of brightly colored flags - or markers - on the course, using the map, a compass and the lay of the land.
The JK was first held in 1967 in memory of Swedish orienteer Jan Kjellstrom, who was killed in a car accident that year.
Throughout the season competitors have contested 19 events from which the eight best results of each orienteer was calculated and it was experience Carey who came out top.
Contact between the two clubs was made through Heather Monro, for several years a full-time orienteer in Norway and now the North East's Orienteering Development Officer.