• WordNet 3.6
    • v collocate group or chunk together in a certain order or place side by side
    • v collocate have a strong tendency to occur side by side "The words 'new' and 'world' collocate"
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
    • a Collocate Set; placed.
    • v. t Collocate To set or place; to set; to station. "To marshal and collocate in order his battalions."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
    • collocate To set or place together.
    • collocate In civil law, to allocate or allot (the proceeds of a judicial sale) among creditors, in satisfaction of their claims.
    • collocate Set or placed together.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • v.t Collocate kol′ō-kāt to place together: to set: to arrange
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. collocatus, p. p. of collocare,. See Couch
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
L. collocāre, -ātum, col, together, locāre, to place.


In literature:

De Cagotis tollendis, to collocate his Summum Bonum, in Braguibus, et Braguetis.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete." by Francois Rabelais
Because "The Little Old Red School-house" is more than a mere collocation of words, accurately descriptive.
"Back Home" by Eugene Wood
We cannot more simply do this than by considering the proper collocation of the substantive and adjective.
"The Philosophy of Style" by Herbert Spencer
De Cagotis tollendis, to collocate his Summum Bonum, in Braguibus, et Braguetis.
"Gargantua and Pantagruel, Book III." by Francois Rabelais
This artful Collocation commands the Attention, and makes the Reader feel and see what is offer'd to him.
"Letters Concerning Poetical Translations" by William Benson
Particularly note the use of sustained sentences, and the happy collocation of words.
"Successful Methods of Public Speaking" by Grenville Kleiser
But collocations of stars are by no means limited to two.
"Astronomy of To-day" by Cecil G. Dolmage
The collocation of Adverbs is for the most part arbitrary.
"Elements of Gaelic Grammar" by Alexander Stewart
He genially spent the morning in reading the prodigious collocation in search of errors.
"The Strand Magazine, Volume V, Issue 25, January 1893" by Various
Oh, if there is an absurd collocation of words, it is that!
"A Day's Ride A Life's Romance" by Charles James Lever
This is a matter not of government, but of collocation.
"The English Language" by Robert Gordon Latham
The whole question is whether the initial collocation was due to chance or to purpose.
"Evolution" by Frank B. Jevons
The derivative law in this case depends not solely on laws, but on a collocation; and collocations cannot be reduced to any law.
"A System of Logic: Ratiocinative and Inductive" by John Stuart Mill
But nothing, no collocation of invented circumstances seemed capable of baffling Miss Fisher.
"The Storm Centre" by Charles Egbert Craddock
It was a singular collocation or coincidence of circumstances, and painful as singular.
"The Finger of Fate" by Mayne Reid
Many contentions have heretofore arisen out of such collocation; and thus occurred also the Marching-Forth from Giessen in the year 1819.
"The Student-Life of Germany" by William Howitt
The absence of the passive in most, if not all, American tongues is supplied by similar inadequate collocations of words.
"The Philosophic Grammar of American Languages, as Set Forth by Wilhelm von Humboldt" by Daniel G. Brinton
And yet, although the words were all familiar enough, their collocation mystified her.
"The Adventures of a Widow" by Edgar Fawcett
Whereas Descartes made the union between them a violent collocation, Geulincx practically called it a miracle.
"Encyclopaedia Britannica, 11th Edition, Volume 11, Slice 8" by Various
Who fore-ordered this collocation and sequence?
"Beethoven's Symphonies Critically Discussed" by Alexander Teetgen

In news:

Board members also expressed concern about potential collocation of antennas atop CCA.
Next year will see CPhI Worldwide and its collocated events return to Frankfurt (Germany).
It's also possible the fourth alternative gets folded into the third "collocation" alternative, Cernicek said.
""Done with work so im spending the rest of my day going through my house to collocate everything i dont need to send to the #sandy victims.

In science:

In this context we will call this metric quantum angle, because it allows to form natural collocations like “quantum angular speed”.
The certainty principle (review)
Associated with the basis functions is a set of Nc collocation points xi .
Testing the Accuracy and Stability of Spectral Methods in Numerical Relativity
Given spectral coefficients ˜uk (t), the function values at the collocation points u(xi , t) are computed using Eq. (13).
Testing the Accuracy and Stability of Spectral Methods in Numerical Relativity
The time step ∆t required for numerical stability is roughly given by the Courant condition ∆t . ∆x/v , where ∆x is the spacing between collocation points and v is the coordinate speed of wave propagation, which in this case is the coordinate speed of light.
Testing the Accuracy and Stability of Spectral Methods in Numerical Relativity
These tests are based on a first-order generalized harmonic formulation of the Einstein equations and are implemented using a pseudo-spectral collocation method.
Testing outer boundary treatments for the Einstein equations
Our numerical implementation uses a pseudo-spectral collocation method.
Testing outer boundary treatments for the Einstein equations
We use a pseudospectral collocation method as described for example in .
Testing outer boundary treatments for the Einstein equations
The evolution equations are integrated in time using a fourth-order Runge-Kutta scheme, with a Courant factor ∆t/∆xmin of at most 2.25, where ∆xmin is the smallest distance between two neighbouring collocation points.
Testing outer boundary treatments for the Einstein equations
Current estimates suggest that a network of non-collocated advanced interferometers — such as advanced LIGO, advanced VIRGO6 and LCGT, Kazuaki et al (2006))—will be able to detect inspiraling binaries at the redshifts of interest and localize them at a degree level (Sylvestre 2003).
Delayed X-ray emission from fallback in compact-object mergers
The procedure is based on the so-called ”collocation points and weights” method.
Benchmarking the solar dynamo with Maxima
The collocation points and weights can be found via subprogram ”pseudp.mac”.
Benchmarking the solar dynamo with Maxima
Note, the integration is just a product of sums over collocation points.
Benchmarking the solar dynamo with Maxima
The subroutine to find the collocation points and weghts for the polynomial order of n in interval [x1, x2].
Benchmarking the solar dynamo with Maxima
We identify two models for these data sets, dispersed (such as measurements from different times or locations) and collocated (records with multiple numeric attributes), that differ in the constraints they impose on scalable summarization.
Coordinated Weighted Sampling for Estimating Aggregates Over Multiple Weight Assignments
Now collocate and/or recall from the resulting schemes.
On natural join of posets properties and first applications