directed

[dih-rek-tid, dahy-]
adjective
  1. guided, regulated, or managed: a carefully directed program.
  2. subject to direction, guidance, regulation, etc.
  3. Mathematics. (of an angle or vector) having positive or negative direction or orientation assigned.

Origin of directed

First recorded in 1530–40; direct + -ed2
Related formsdi·rect·ed·ness, nouno·ver·di·rect·ed, adjectiveself-di·rect·ed, adjectivewell-di·rect·ed, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for directedness

directed

adjective
  1. maths (of a number, line, or angle) having either a positive or negative sign to distinguish measurement in one direction or orientation from that in the opposite direction or orientation
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