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Ordering Meaning and Definition from WordNet (r) 2.0
    ordering n
  1. logical or comprehensible arrangement of separate elements; "we shall consider these questions in the inverse order of their presentation" [syn: order, ordination]
  2. putting in order; "there were mistakes in the ordering of items on the list" [syn: order]
Ordering Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Ordering \Or"der*ing\, n. Disposition; distribution; management. --South.
Ordering Meaning and Definition from Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)
    Order \Or"der\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Ordered; p pr. & vb. n. Ordering.] [From Order, n.]
  1. To put in order; to reduce to a methodical arrangement; to arrange in a series, or with reference to an end. Hence, to regulate; to dispose; to direct; to rule. To him that ordereth his conversation aright. --Ps.
  2. 23. Warriors old with ordered spear and shield. --Milton.
  3. To give an order to; to command; as, to order troops to advance.
  4. To give an order for; to secure by an order; as, to order a carriage; to order groceries.
  5. (Eccl.) To admit to holy orders; to ordain; to receive into the ranks of the ministry. These ordered folk be especially titled to God. --Chaucer. Persons presented to be ordered deacons. --Bk. of Com. Prayer. Order arms (Mil.), the command at which a rifle is brought to a position with its but resting on the ground; also, the position taken at such a command.
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    * We Americans know-although others appear to forget-the risk of spreading conflict. We still seek no wider war. (On ordering retaliatory action against North Vietnam) - Lyndon B. Johnson

    * It is in justice that the ordering of society is centered. - Aristotle

    * Had I been present at the creation, I would have given some useful hints for the better ordering of the universe. - Alfonso the Wise


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    • Fliers ordering Jews to ‘register’ in Ukraine a hoax
      Anti-Semitic fliers ordering Jews in Donetsk, Ukraine, to “register” with authorities were an elaborate hoax, the region’s chief rabbi said Friday. The Nazi-era-style leaflets — which instructed Jews to register... Read more on this news related to 'Ordering'
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      NCR Corporation, the global leader in consumer transaction technologies, today announced that Buffalo Wild Wings® has selected the NCR Aloha Online Ordering solution for its 1,000 company-owned and franchised locations to help drive its takeout ordering business. Read more on this news related to 'Ordering'
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