location

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
    • n location a point or extent in space
    • n location a determination of the place where something is "he got a good fix on the target"
    • n location the act of putting something in a certain place
    • n location a workplace away from a studio at which some or all of a movie may be made "they shot the film on location in Nevada"
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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 oldest working Post Office in the world is located in the village of Sanquer, located in the Scottish Lowlands. It has been operating since 1712
    • Location (Law) A contract for the use of a thing, or service of a person, for hire.
    • Location (Law) A leasing on rent.
    • Location Situation; place; locality.
    • Location That which is located; a tract of land designated in place.
    • Location The act or process of locating.
    • Location (Law) The marking out of the boundaries, or identifying the place or site of, a piece of land, according to the description given in an entry, plan, map, etc.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: Montreal is actually located on an island
    • n location The act of placing or settling: as, the location of settlers in a new country.
    • n location Situation with respect to place; place.
    • n location The act of fixing by survey, or otherwise determining, the site or bounds of a piece or tract of land (as under a claim for a specified quantity of public land), laying out the line of a railroad or canal, or the like.
    • n location That which is located; a tract of land with boundaries designated or marked out.
    • n location In civil law, a leasing on rent.
    • n location An intuitive perception of distance and direction.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Levan, which is located in Utah, got its name from "navel" which is levan spelt backwards. It was named this because it is in the center of Utah
    • n Location act of locating or placing: situation:
    • n Location (law) a leasing on rent
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Quotations

  • William Dillard
    William Dillard
    “Location, location, location.”
  • Arthur Koestler
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    “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. locatio, fr. locare,
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Low L. localislocus, a place.

Usage

In literature:

A definite location is given to the feelings, in the chest and in the head.
"The Psychology of Singing" by David C. Taylor
On the opposite side of the town was located Clearwater Hall, a boarding school for girls.
"The Rover Boys on a Hunt" by Arthur M. Winfield (Edward Stratemeyer)
A mistake often made by the novice is, that at first, drains are located without reference to the future drainage of other parts of the farm.
"Prairie Farmer, Vol. 56: No. 3, January 19, 1884." by Various
My father, Hoxey Rathbun, had left us at St. Paul while he looked for a place to locate.
"Old Rail Fence Corners" by Various
Much care is taken in survey of streams and the location of springs.
"Oswald Langdon" by Carson Jay Lee
It was not until five minutes later that Dick was able to guide their own rowboat to the shore upon which the mill was located.
"The Rover Boys on Treasure Isle" by Edward Stratemeyer (AKA Arthur M. Winfield)
Four days later five persons were seated in a room in the town of Loa, which is located amid the mountains of Southern Utah.
"Frank Merriwell's Bravery" by Burt L. Standish
They object to more northern locations.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Thirty-Fourth Annual Report 1943" by Various
In the same city, where the Massachusetts State Normal School is located, sixty-four per cent.
"A Book for All Readers" by Ainsworth Rand Spofford
Get them interested in finding the location of the springs.
"The Boy Scout Treasure Hunters" by Charles Henry Lerrigo
Records has located and destroyed the last of the evidence here in Oreladar.
"The Best Made Plans" by Everett B. Cole
The location of the debris favored the quick plan that had formulated in Ned's fertile brain.
"Boy Scouts Mysterious Signal" by G. Harvey Ralphson
It was located on the southwest quarter of section 27, near the site on which Valliant was located in 1902.
"The Choctaw Freedmen" by Robert Elliott Flickinger
Somewhere in the Mazatzals he located a claim what opens rich as mud.
"Frank Merriwell's Triumph" by Burt L. Standish
In some cases the curing-room is located over the boiler-room and hence becomes very hot.
"The Book of Cheese" by Charles Thom and Walter Warner Fisk
It is at this point that the town of Cairo has since been located.
"The Indian in his Wigwam" by Henry R. Schoolcraft
It was an ideal location for a fashionable gambling resort.
"Black Star's Campaign" by Johnston McCulley
This circumstance of location gave abundant opportunity for observation by the writer.
"Wigwam and War-path; Or the Royal Chief in Chains" by A. B. (Alfred Benjamin) Meacham
It was also in line for Headquarters, which the Turks had located.
"The Secrets of a Kuttite" by Edward O. Mousley
If Fort Washington had not been built or had been located elsewhere, Cincinnati would have still become the metropolis of the Ohio.
"Historic Towns of the Western States" by Various
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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:

Ticket Locations CenturyTel Center ticket office & all Ticketmaster locations, ticketmaster.com or charge by phone at 800-745-3000.
Chicago-based General Growth Properties said that Australian brand Cotton On Kids has opened a store at Galleria at Tyler, located in Riverside, Calif. Store is located on the lower level next to Helzberg Diamonds.
At Formula we have offices located in three locations: New York, Los Angeles and San Diego.
You can save locations by searching for a city and clicking 'save location' next to that city name.
Sola ENG 3-light flight kit allows International Basketball Federation (FIBA) DP to move quickly from location to location.
"We will be closing our doors at our Galena location and focusing our efforts on our growing Dubuque location," according to the dealer's website.
Location Located along the border of western North Carolina and eastern Tennessee, Great Smoky Mountains National Park is the most visited national park in the US park system.
The Seymour location is co-owned with the Sevierville location.
Location at Plantation Point Shopping Center, located in Raleigh , N.C.
After four years being located at the Historic Forest Home Farms, in May 2011 they moved the market to more central location at Bishop Ranch.
It is the equivalent of the property world's "location, location, location".
A deputy went to scene and located shotgun shells at the location.
Facility, located off the I-95 corridor in Southern Florida, will replace the company's West Palm Beach location.
Real estate's golden rule-location, location, location-applies to restaurants, too, but as stock offerings dutifully remind, it is no guarantee of future performance 183 Harbor Drive in Stamford is a case in point.
While the systems can be programmed to take multiple locations into account, in some cases, campus culture prevents satellite locations from being leveraged.
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In science:

Spatial motion. A particle at time–space location (t, x) is supposed to jump to some other location (t + 1, y) and is replaced there by its children.
Almost sure central limit theorem for branching random walks in random environment
The walker returns to its initial location infinitely often. (b) The walker returns to its initial location at least once.
Greedy Random Walk
Transition points are identified as the locations where zeros touch the real axis on the complex-parameter plane, because the free energy has a singularity at the location of partition function zeros.
Random-field p-spin glass model on regular random graphs
Let G be compact. (a) If S is a typical location for X , then S −1X is stationary. (b) The origin is a typical location for X if and only if X is stationary.
What is typical?
The following theorem says that the origin is a typical location for X in the mass of ξ if and only if it is a typical location for X in the mass of ξ on sets placed uniformly at random around the origin.
What is typical?
Thus if (X, ξ ) is massstationary (if the origin is a typical location for X in the mass of ξ ) and we add an extra point at the origin to the Cox process, then the points of that modified Cox process N are al l at typical locations in the mass of ξ .
What is typical?
There is one location for each value of β and all locations are occupied.
Functor is to Lens as Applicative is to Biplate: Introducing Multiplate
Among all the locations, there is one location that is selected, which is indicated by the heavy outlined location.
Functor is to Lens as Applicative is to Biplate: Introducing Multiplate
Cid also implements acquire/release with single writer multiple readers, but also exposes the location of objects with the ability to start a computation on an object on the node where it is located, providing the flexibility of moving either the computation or the data.
Extending and Implementing the Self-adaptive Virtual Processor for Distributed Memory Architectures
Apart of a few real eigenvalues, located for outside the circle of radius Rs = M −s/2 , the remaining eigenvalues are located close to the disk predicted for products of random matrices in the asymptotic limit d → ∞.
Composition of quantum operations and products of random matrices
Then H 2 − H appears as having nonzero values located on this small interval, and H ′ appears to have large values located on this interval.
Topics on nonlinear generalized functions
Finally, at each of these 441 (a, e) locations we carried out 21 tests, with the initial location of the planet distributed across a range of ±3-σ from the nominal mean anomaly of the outer planet (calculated from Fig. 2 of Qian et al. (2011)).
A dynamical analysis of the proposed HU Aquarii planetary system
The two dotted lines radiating from the location of the inner planet connect all orbits of that have either their periastron (outward curving line) or apastron (inward curving line) at the location of the planet.
A dynamical analysis of the proposed HU Aquarii planetary system
It is possible to see in the left panel of Figure 2 that the location of the dark region in the NIR profile and the location of the gap in the surface density profile are very close each other.
The Structure of a Self-Gravitating Protoplanetary Disk and its Implications to Direct Imaging Observations
When the site i and j locate in the next-nearestneighbors (or in other specific locations) each other, qBB etc. should be redefined as the fraction to find cells of corresponding colors in the next-nearest-neighbors (or in the other specific locations).
Equivalence between two-dimensional cell-sorting and one-dimensional generalized random walk -- spin representations of generating operators
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