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align (oneself) with

To support, agree with, or form an alliance with a particular person or idea. As soon as I explained how the plan would benefit the company financially, the CFO aligned himself with the idea. Heather aligned herself with an animal rights group and began promoting veganism.
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align oneself with someone or something

Fig. to bring oneself into agreement with someone or someone's ideas; to associate oneself with someone or someone's cause. She sought to align herself with the older members.
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align something with something

to adjust, straighten, or arrange something in reference to something else. Try to align this piece with the one next to it.
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The new 3D-Alignment platform enables bottom side and infrared alignment for 300mm based three-dimensional (3D) packaging lithography applications, thereby enabling cost effective mask aligner systems to meet the most aggressive technology roadmaps for thick resist applications and keep costs low relative to 1X Stepper lithography solutions.
Upon the earlier of the Closing of the formal settlement agreement or October 12, 2006, OrthoClear will consent to the entry of an Exclusion Order by the International Trade Commission (ITC), prohibiting importation of OrthoClear aligners into the United States, and will assign and transfer to Align all intellectual property rights with application to the correction of malocclusion.
We chose SUSS MicroTec's MA200Compact, because it combines proven mask aligner technology with highest resolution, submicron overlay accuracy and an excellent wafer yield.
Essential requirements for the mask aligner (Lot 2) are:
As you see, teenagers do prefer Invisalign, they do wear the aligners regularly and treatment with invisible orthodontics does not have to cost more than treatment with braces.
Align Technology is the leader in modern clear aligner orthodontics that designs, manufactures and markets the Invisalign system, which provides dental professionals with a range of treatment options for adults and teenagers.
Professor Miethke explained that the aligner trays are made of smooth, comfortable and virtually invisible plastic that patient wear over their teeth and based on the exact movements their dentist or orthodontist plans out for them.
It's a non-invasive treatment that consists of a series of nearly invisible, removable aligners that you change every two weeks for the next set.
A new conveyor idler aligner featuring a safe and effective method to manually fine-tune OEM-style self-adjusting idlers was introduced by Martin Engineering.
The aligner claims to straighten teeth in just a month and at a fraction of the cost of traditional treatment.
Each aligner is individually manufactured with exact calculations to gradually shift your teeth into place," says Dr Nima Sheth, a cosmetic dentist from California, who is here to train Indian dentists on use of Invisalign.
A pneumatic aligner automatically detects each sandwich and initiates the alignment process by precisely positioning it corner-to-comer prior to cutting.
The IQ Aligner is a fully automated system for lithography and aligned wafer bonding.
It is important to request overcorrection when submitting an Invisalign case to compensate for possible aligner lag.
A few weeks after an initial visit, patients pick up the aligners at their orthodontist's and wear each aligner for about two weeks, removing them only to eat, brush and floss.