Associations to the word «Align»


ALIGN, verb. (intransitive) To form in line; to fall into line.
ALIGN, verb. (transitive) To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line.
ALIGN, verb. (transitive) (computing) To store (data) in a way that is consistent with the memory architecture, i.e. by beginning each item at an offset equal to some multiple of the word size.
ALIGN, verb. (intransitive) To adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking.
ALIGN, verb. (bioinformatics)To organize a linear arrangement of DNA, RNA or protein sequences which have regions of similarity.

Dictionary definition

ALIGN, verb. Place in a line or arrange so as to be parallel or straight; "align the car with the curb"; "align the sheets of paper on the table".
ALIGN, verb. Be or come into adjustment with.
ALIGN, verb. Align oneself with a group or a way of thinking.
ALIGN, verb. Bring (components or parts) into proper or desirable coordination correlation; "align the wheels of my car"; "ordinate similar parts".

Wise words

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