locate

Definitions

  • Locations A to E shown in alphabetical order from bottom to top of the plan
    Locations A to E shown in alphabetical order from bottom to top of the plan
  • WordNet 3.6
    • v locate take up residence and become established "The immigrants settled in the Midwest"
    • v locate discover the location of; determine the place of; find by searching or examining "Can you locate your cousins in the Midwest?","My search turned up nothing"
    • v locate assign a location to "The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles"
    • v locate determine or indicate the place, site, or limits of, as if by an instrument or by a survey "Our sense of sight enables us to locate objects in space","Locate the boundaries of the property"
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Additional illustrations & photos:

Showing location A at the bottom of the plan, and B at the top Showing location A at the bottom of the plan, and B at the top
Section where Raleigh's various colonies were located Section where Raleigh's various colonies were located
Frame 1: A boy is fishing. An older man points out the 'no fishing' sign. Frame 2: The older man is fishing in the same location Frame 1: A boy is fishing. An older man points out the 'no fishing' sign. Frame 2: The older man is fishing in the...

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: The skeleton of a spider is located on the outside of the body. The name for this is exoskelton
    • Locate To designate the site or place of; to define the limits of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining claim; to locatethe land granted by) a land warrant. "That part of the body in which the sense of touch is located ."
    • Locate To discover the location or site of; as, to locate the source of a radio transmission; to locate a leak; to locate the malfunction in a system.
    • v. i Locate To place one's self; to take up one's residence; to settle; as, to locate in Seattle.
    • Locate 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."
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: There is a city called Smackover located in Arkansas
    • locate To fix in a place; establish in a particular spot or position; place; settle: as, to locate one's self in a certain town or street.
    • locate To fix the place of; determine the situation or limits of: as, to locate the site of a building; to locate, a tract of public land by surveying it and defining its boundaries; to locate a land-claim; to locate (lay out) the line of a railroad.
    • locate To reside; place one's self or be placed; adopt or form a fixed residence.
    • locate In the Meth. Ch., to appoint to a fixed charge or station.
    • locate In the Meth. Ch., to settle as a permanent preacher; cease to be itinerant.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Minnows have teeth located on a bone in their throat
    • v.t Locate to place: to set in a particular position: to designate the place of
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Quotations

  • William Dillard
    William Dillard
    “Location, location, location.”
  • Arthur Koestler
    Arthur%20Koestler
    “Creative activity could be described as a type of learning process where teacher and pupil are located in the same individual.”
  • Erica Jong
    Erica%20Jong
    “Where is Hollywood located? Chiefly between the ears. In that part of the American brain lately vacated by God.”
  • Natasha Josefowitz
    Natasha Josefowitz
    “Luck is being in the right place at the right time, but location and timing are to some extent under our control.”
  • Source Unknown
    Source Unknown
    “The three most important factors in buying a home are, location, location, location!”

Etymology

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
L. locatus, p. p. of locare, to place, fr. locus, place. See Local
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Low L. localislocus, a place.

Usage

In literature:

That meant rescue unless the high waves battered him and pulled him under before a boat located him.
"A Yankee Flier Over Berlin" by Al Avery
We know the location of the Grantline camp, its weapons, its defense, the amount and location of the ore.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, May, 1930" by Various
But before I landed I knew I'd missed it and couldn't hope to locate it to-night.
"Astounding Stories of Super-Science, June, 1930" by Various
You see, it isn't easy locating their tracks.
"The Law-Breakers" by Ridgwell Cullum
Bob, our location chart shows the presence of some strange undersea metallic body.
"Astounding Stories, February, 1931" by Various
The location and arrangement of the stomachs are shown in Plates I and II.
"Special Report on Diseases of Cattle" by U.S. Department of Agriculture
So long as the church had a good location, the rest of the town might shift for itself.
"Carmen Ariza" by Charles Francis Stocking
We'll blast away this caved-in rock until we locate it.
"Astounding Stories, May, 1931" by Various
The area in the "Curls" of the James for a time was the preferred location.
"The First Seventeen Years: Virginia 1607-1624" by Charles E. Hatch
Here too had been located a large hospital tent.
"Gold" by Stewart White
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In poetry:

It is time for all the heroes to go home
if they have any, time for all of us common ones
to locate ourselves by the real things
we live by.
"Allegiances" by William Stafford
Also my notion of nowhere to be at all--
Pardon, Myrtilla, my lack of restraint--
Notion of mapless location is----d. it all--
Anywhere you simultaneous ain't.
"Notions" by Franklin Pierce Adams
Le's go a-visitin' back to Griggsby's Station--
Back where they's nothin' aggervatin' any more,
Shet away safe in the woods around the old location--
Back where we ust to be so happy and so pore!
"Griggsby's Station" by James Whitcomb Riley
But we weren't taking any-not at least till later on;
For we reckoned that we'd string him on a while.
When he wanted information of the reef's exact location
We would meet him with a knowing sort of smile.
"Hopeful Hawkins" by C J Dennis
This cowboy held a good deep seat, 'bout two turns and a half;
He didn't go to get the cows, nor even get the calf;
He started on a big high dive, but lit upon his back;
He'd located a homestead in the center of the track.
"That Bucking Bronk, Coyote" by Curley Fletcher
How come he sleeps & sleeps and sleeps, waking like death:
locate the restorations of which we hear
as of profound sleep.
From daylight he got maintrackt, from friends' breath,
wishes, his hopings. Dreams make crawl with fear
Henry but not get up.
"Dream Song 49: Blind" by John Berryman

In news:

Market Street today announced it had finalized plans for the construction of its seventh location in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, this one to be located in Flower Mound.
Location, location, location: Foursquare debuts paid search ads.
Kahana Grill is now open for dinner and cocktails seven days a week from 5 to 10 pm The restaurant is located in the Kahana Gateway center at the former Roy's location.
Big D Construction moves the historic Miles Goodyear cabin to its permanent location at the Daughters of Utah Pioneers Museum located at 21st Street and Lincoln Ave in Ogden.
Allegedly, 31-year-old Michael Chad Stevens brought a lawnmower stolen from Cherokee County to a Bowman Road location on June 1st and a Polaris Razor stolen from Fort Payne to the same location on June 30th.
The website – at m.milwaukee.k12.wi.us – launches Wednesday and features a GPS -based school search function that allows parents to find schools based upon the parent's current location, location of a home or offerings of a given school.
Staff receive the retrieval carts from a spur located in the corridor to the left of the dishroom and break down the carts at dishtables located along the southern side of the dishroom.
"We are very excited as this will be our first solo location, with many of the same challenges of a traditional brick-and-mortar location," Kwon wrote in an email.
Location Located along the border between California and Nevada, Lake Tahoe is the largest alpine lake in North America.
Lakeland 's main campus is located in a scenic rural location near Lake Michigan in Sheboygan County, Wis.
And with the competition lined up all along Washington Road, he says it's all about location, location, location.
Members of the Maine Game Wardens located the body of a hunter, who had been missing since Wednesday afternoon, in a remote location near Grand Lake Stream.
In many ways, these basic issues do not change whether you are trying to locate a new data center in the building next door or in remote location around the globe.
Where help has been be summoned to the rough location of an incident, iPIRB identifies the precise location of casualties within a search area, either on board a craft or crucially, in the water.
The suspect then fled on foot from the location and was last seen headed eastbound from the location .
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In science:

For example, suppose that there is some definition of the location and momentum of the soliton, such that the velocity of the location is proportional to the momentum.
Defining Entropy Bounds
Let us consider a situation where a tra jectory, which is initially located outside M, and zn happens to be located in the vicinity of M for some n.
Mechanism of synchronization in a random dynamical system
We can choose the effective spin to be located on the site where either S 2 or S 3 is used to be located.
Thermodynamics of strongly disordered spin ladders
Note also that the unbiasesness of w(0; φ) as an estimator of A depends on knowing the correct source location, it is not necessarily unbiased once the source locations are estimated from the data.
On Optimal Detection of Point Sources in CMB Maps
The amplitude of the location of the particle is defined by a 2-vector ∈ C2 at each location at any time n.
Limit theorems and absorption problems for quantum random walks in one dimension
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