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  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Locus  \Lo"cus\,  n.;  pl  {Loci},  &  {Loca}.  [L.,  place  Cf 
  {Allow},  {Couch},  {Lieu},  {Local}.] 
  1.  A  place  a  locality. 
 
  2.  (Math.)  The  line  traced  by  a  point  which  varies  its 
  position  according  to  some  determinate  law;  the  surface 
  described  by  a  point  or  line  that  moves  according  to  a 
  given  law. 
 
  {Plane  locus},  a  locus  that  is  a  straight  line  or  a  circle. 
 
 
  {Solid  locus},  a  locus  that  is  one  of  the  conic  sections. 




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