• Align


    • UK IPA: /əˈlaɪn/, /æˈlaɪn/
    • Rhymes: -aɪn

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    From Middle English alynen, alinen ("copulate"), Middle French aligner, from Old French alignier.

    Full definition of align


    1. (intransitive) To form in line; to fall into line.
    2. (transitive) To adjust or form to a line; to range or form in line; to bring into line.
    3. (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.
    4. (intransitive) To adhere oneself with a group or a way of thinking.

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