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    line up

    Dear native speakers,

    What does "line up" mean in the following context?

    When a microwave hits a molecule, a change takes place. The molecule turns until its charge lines up with the charge of the microwave.


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    Re: line up


    See definition #3 here.
    Please be aware that I'm neither a native English speaker nor a teacher.

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