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[gahyd-ns] /ˈgaɪd ns/

the act or function of ; leadership; direction.
advice or counseling, especially that provided for students choosing a course of study or preparing for a vocation.
supervised care or assistance, especially therapeutic help in the treatment of minor emotional disturbances.
something that .
the process by which the flight of a missile or rocket may be altered in speed and direction in response to controls situated either wholly in the projectile or partly at a base.
leadership, instruction, or direction

something that guides
any process by which the flight path of a missile is controlled in flight See also guided missile

1530s, “the process of directing conduct,” hybrid from guide + -ance; replacing 15c. guying. In reference to direction in school, career, marriage, etc., from 1927.


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