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Or`di*na"tion, n. Etym: [l. ordinatio: cf. F. ordination.]
1. The act of ordaining, appointing, or setting apart; the state of Being ordained, appointed, etc. The holy and wise ordination of god. Jer. Taylor. Virtue and vice have a natural ordination to the happiness and misery Of life respectively. Norris.
Defn: the act of setting apart to an office in the christian Ministry; the conferring of holy orders.
3. Disposition; arrangement; order. [r.] Angle of ordination (geom.), The angle between the axes of coördinates.
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