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locating


  2  definitions  found 
 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
 
  Locate  \Lo"cate\,  v.  t.  [imp.  &  p.  p.  {Located};  p.  pr  &  vb  n. 
  {Locating}.]  [L.  locatus  p.  p.  of  locare  to  place  fr  locus 
  place  See  {Local}.] 
  1.  To  place  to  set  in  a  particular  spot  or  position. 
 
  The  captives  and  emigrants  whom  he  brought  with  him 
  were  located  in  the  trans-Tiberine  quarter.  --B.  F. 
  Westcott 
 
  2.  To  designate  the  site  or  place  of  to  define  the  limits 
  of  as  to  locate  a  public  building;  to  locate  a  mining 
  claim;  to  locate  (the  land  granted  by)  a  land  warrant. 
 
  That  part  of  the  body  in  which  the  sense  of  touch  is 
  located.  --H.  Spencer. 
 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
 
  locating 
  n  1:  the  act  of  putting  something  in  a  certain  place  or  location 
  [syn:  {location},  {placement},  {position},  {positioning}, 
  {emplacement},  {situating}] 
  2:  a  determination  of  the  location  of  something  "he  got  a  good 
  fix  on  the  target"  [syn:  {localization},  {localisation},  {location}, 
  {fix}] 




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