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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

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Preterite
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Present Continuous
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Present Perfect
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Past Continuous
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Future Perfect Continuous
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Past Perfect Continuous
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Conditional
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Past Conditional
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References in periodicals archive ?
Mike Snell designed three courses of varying lengths and technicality to suit the three categories, primary, lower secondary and upper secondary schools, in addition to a longer course for experienced orienteers.
After a very successful training day in Dalbeattie, Solway Orienteers held their February Saturday event in Mabie Forest the weekend before the snow hit.
On the first day the orienteers competed in individual events, with CLOK's Aidan Rigby claiming a superb second place on the M18 course.
The event, which will start and end at Palace Green next to Durham Cathedral, will include an orienteering race organised by the Northern Navigators Orienteering Club, along with members of Cleveland Orienteering Klub, Durham University Orienteering Club and Newcastle & Tyneside Orienteers.
The event on May 31, hosted by British Orienteering in conjunction with the North East Orienteering Association, will attract the UK's top orienteers as they aim to become the 2014 British Champion.
Instead of a digital GPS, orienteers use an old-fashioned compass.
Orienteers rely on detailed maps depicting streams, forests, boulders, and other natural obstacles; the maps also show the locations of the 15 or so control sites.
The prevalence of coronary heart disease in the orienteers was only one-third that in the controls, and all-cause mortality was 1.
The prevalence of coronary heart disease in the orienteers was one-third that in the controls, and all-cause mortality was 1.
Yesterday was a rest day for the week-long event, and many orienteers were spending their time off dabbing lotion on their itchy bites.
Gerry Reynolds, of Highland Council, who are helping to run the nine-day event, said: "These orienteers are superfit.