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location

EN[loʊˈkeɪʃən] [ləʊˈkeɪʃən] [-eɪʃən]
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WLocation
  • Location or locating may refer to:
  • In geography:
  • Location (geography), one of the five geographic themes; a specific position or point in physical space
  • Absolute location, describing a position on the surface of the Earth
  • Location-allocation, used in geographic information systems
  • Location, West Virginia, a community in the United States
  • In South Africa, a non-white township
  • In mathematics:
  • Location parameter, a parameter of a probability distribution indicating the distribution's central tendency
  • Other:
  • Filming location, a place where some or all of a film or television series is produced
FR location

    Definition of location in English Dictionary

  • NounPLlocationsSUF-ation
    1. A particular point or place in physical space.
      1. The ability to shift profits to low-tax countries by locating intellectual property in them [ …] is often assumed to be the preserve of high-tech companies. [ …] current tax rules make it easy for all sorts of firms to generate [ …] “stateless income”: profit subject to tax in a jurisdiction that is neither the location of the factors of production that generate the income nor where the parent firm is domiciled.
    2. An act of locating.
      1. (South Africa) An apartheid-era urban area populated by non-white people; township.
      2. More Examples
        1. Used in the Middle of Sentence
          • Tumor location was concentrated in the macula and superonasal periphery in patients 13.2 months.
          • In this report choroidal, ciliochoroidal and iridociliary melanomas were analyzed for GNAQ and GNA11 mutations which were subsequently correlated to the location of tumor origin.
          • The pizza chain was forced to close several locations and cut employees loose.
        2. Used in the Ending of Sentence
          • Indication: anatomic or pathophysiologic indication includes venous diameter within 2–20 mm, reflux time ≥0.5 seconds and distance from the skin ≥5 mm or subfascial location.
          • The stickiness of a cellphone might be measured by its ability to tell correct time, locate its user, and allow its user to remain connected regardless of location.
      • Part-of-Speech Hierarchy
        1. Nouns
          • Countable nouns
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        1. en locations
        2. fr locations
        3. fr location
        4. en locational
        5. en locationally
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        Grammatically, this word "location" is a noun, more specifically, a countable noun.
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