locative

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 locative the semantic role of the noun phrase that designates the place of the state or action denoted by the verb
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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: Istanbul, Turkey is the only city in the world located on two continents
    • a Locative (Gram) Indicating place, or the place where, or wherein; as, a locative adjective; locative case of a noun.
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Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
  • Interesting fact: The skeleton of a spider is located on the outside of the body. The name for this is exoskelton
    • locative In grammar, indicating place, or the place where or wherein: as, a locative adjective; a locative case.
    • locative In anatomy and zoology, serving to locate or to indicate location or relative situation in a series. Thus, the name metencephalon or midbrain is locative of the part between extremes of a series.
    • n locative In grammar, a case-form indicating location, as existing in the original Indo-European or Aryan language, and preserved in some of its descendants, especially the Sanskrit. In Latin and Greek it is not ordinarily recognized as a separate case, but is found in a number of isolated examples, and in the former language in the established use of certain case-forms (generally called genitives and ablatives) of names of places.
    • locative Serving to indicate the location of anything: as, a locative object in the neighborhood.
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Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
  • Interesting fact: Brazil is the location of the worlds widest road. 160 cars can drive side by side.
    • adj Locative (gram.) indicating place
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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

Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
Fr.,—Low L. localislocus, a place.

Usage

In literature:

Without answering, the younger man bored on to locate the water promised.
"Storm Over Warlock" by Andre Norton
Then, after taking careful note of the location, they journeyed home.
"Short Stories of Various Types" by Various
This includes the survey of the forest land for the purpose of locating good timber.
"Handwork in Wood" by William Noyes
We don't want them locating you, and if they should locate us through your ray or ours, it would be just too bad.
"Spacehounds of IPC" by Edward Elmer Smith
In all, four walnuts were located which seemed well worth testing.
"Northern Nut Growers Association Report of the Proceedings at the Twenty-Fifth Annual Meeting" by Northern Nut Growers Association
William Pollock and wife from North Carolina came to California with their master who located at Cold Springs, Coloma, California.
"The Journal of Negro History, Volume 3, 1918" by Various
The recollection was as tantalizing as an itch; but he couldn't locate its source.
"The Status Civilization" by Robert Sheckley
We know that system will locate the Galaxy, but we haven't the time.
"Islands of Space" by John W Campbell
Furthermore, you must discover his exact location, and must get close enough to him to use the zone as a weapon, all without its protection.
"Skylark Three" by Edward Elmer Smith
The second gunbearer was the first to locate him, and he signaled for me to come over on his side of the creek.
"In Africa" by John T. McCutcheon
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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
LOCATIONS and times—what is it in me that meets them all, whenever
and wherever, and makes me at home?
Forms, colors, densities, odors—what is it in me that corresponds
with them?
"Locations And Times" by Walt Whitman
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
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:

Lifeguard Ambulance Service celebrated the grand opening of its new Alabaster location during an Aug 30 ceremony.
Popular pub's new downtown location needs to work on service and food.
It's is located is located in rural Buffalo County, and was purchased in the 1960s.
It purchased and moved to newly renovated offices at 15 S Minnesota St This location provides clients with a larger, more accessible location near the downtown and offers off-street parking in the back.
In a new column, interior designer Alexa Hampton explains the importance of location, location, location.
The new Locator offers quick access to BrassCraft wholesalers, their locations and contact information, for the convenience of plumbing professionals anywhere in the USA.
Clip the Garmin GTU 10 GPS Locator to anything you want to track, and you can use your computer or your Apple or Android smartphone to map its location .
They were successful in a controlled situation in tracking the location of a firefighter, then using the same devices to guide rescuers to his location .
At each location you must have a wristband purchased from each individual location prior to or during the event.
At each location listed you will make a purchase, engage in a challenge, take a picture of your completed challenge and then move to the next location.
Axis Radis Name of Event: Republic Fridays Location: Scottsdale, Ariz. REPUBLICFridays is a weekly recurring nightclub event every Friday night at Axis/ Radius located in Scottsdale, Ariz.
View Pettis County Storm Shelters in a larger map Pettis County storm shelters are location at various locations around town and vary in capacity, able to.
Pettis County storm shelters are location at various locations around town and vary in capacity, able to shelter from 600-3000 people at a time.
Goldsboro Police say they've located remains that they believe are those of a Kennedy McLaurin Jr. Police Need Help Locating Dollar General Robbery Suspects.
The new location is about one mile East of their old location.
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In science:

We consider the problem of locating a public facility on a tree, where a set of n strategic agents report their locations and a mechanism determines, either deterministically or randomly, the location of the facility.
Randomized Strategyproof Mechanisms for Facility Location and the Mini-Sum-of-Squares Objective
In facility location problems, a social planner has to determine the location of a public facility that needs to serve a set of agents.
Randomized Strategyproof Mechanisms for Facility Location and the Mini-Sum-of-Squares Objective
This class of problems is realized in many scenarios, including, for example, locating a server in telecommunication networks or locating a library or a fire station in a road network.
Randomized Strategyproof Mechanisms for Facility Location and the Mini-Sum-of-Squares Objective
In all of these examples, one “location” has to be chosen, and every agent would like it to be as near as possible to her most preferred location.
Randomized Strategyproof Mechanisms for Facility Location and the Mini-Sum-of-Squares Objective
A Condorcet point is a location that is preferred to any other location by more than half the agents. 2With single-peaked preferences, every agent is associated with an ideal location, considered to be her peak, and the closer the facility is to an agent’s peak, the most preferred it is.
Randomized Strategyproof Mechanisms for Facility Location and the Mini-Sum-of-Squares Objective
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