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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.
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orienteering

(ˌɔːrɪənˈtɪərɪŋ)
n
(Individual Sports, other than specified) a sport in which contestants race on foot over a course consisting of checkpoints found with the aid of a map and a compass
[C20: from Swedish orientering; compare orient]
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o•ri•en•teer•ing

(ˌɔr i ɛnˈtɪər ɪŋ, ˌoʊr-)

n.
a sport in which competitors navigate unfamiliar terrain and locate checkpoints with the aid of a map and compass.
[1945–50; alter. of Swedish orientering]
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Translations
orientační běh
suunnistus
tájékozódási futástájfutás
orientēšanās sports
orientering

orienteering

[ˌɔːrɪənˈtɪərɪŋ] N (= sport) → carrera f con mapa y brújula
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orienteering

[ˌɔːriənˈtɪərɪŋ] ncourse f d'orientation
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orienteering

nOrientierungslauf m
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orienteering

[ˌɔːrɪənˈtɪərɪŋ] n (sport) → gara di orientamento
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According to the order of the Minister of Defense on the conduct of sports competitions in the Azerbaijan Army, another orienteering competitions among servicemen has started, APA reports citing Azerbaijani MOD.
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If you've not heard of the term orienteering before it's basically a group of activities that need navigational skills.
Members from Forth Valley Orienteers were among more than 3000 athletes who descended on the Crieff area for a week at the bi-annual Scottish Six Days Orienteering Festival.
FOUR members of Octavian Droobers Orienteering Club have been selected to represent GB or to attend national training camps.
ORIENTEERING SCOTTISH CHAMPIONSHIPS More than 500 competitors will be heading to Dalbeattie Town Wood tomorrow (Saturday) to compete in the Scottish Orienteering Championships.
Children can take part in the Gruffalo orienteering trail, using a simple map to try and find 12 Gruffalo markers.
Scottish Orienteering has taken big strides by joining a leading political group, says a Paisley MP.
Summary: TEHRAN (FNA)- Iranian athletes managed to grab two bronze medals at Heydar Aliyev International Orienteering Cup in Azerbaijan.
JOIN Leicestershire Orienteering Club on an a free orienteering family taster introductory session at Bradgate Park on Saturday, April 7, from 1.30pm to 2.30pm.
They did orienteering with John Crosby in the school grounds.
The orienteering problem (OP) [1], an NP-hard integer problem (IP), originates from a sport in which a player finds a path that has the maximum reward.

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