location
noun Date: 1597 1. a. a position or site occupied or available for occupancy or marked by some distinguishing feature ; situation b. (1) a tract of land designated for a purpose (2) Australian farm, station c. a place outside a motion-picture studio where a picture or part of it is filmed — usually used in the phrase on location 2. the act or process of locating 3. the placement of baseball pitches in a particular area of the strike zone; also the ability to control the placement of pitches • locational adjectivelocationally adverb

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  • Location — may refer to:* Location (geography), one of the five geographic themes and a specific position or point in physical space. (includes exact and relative.) * Absolute location * Content location in HTTP headers: a Uniform Resource Identifier *… …   Wikipedia

  • location — lo‧ca‧tion [ləʊˈkeɪʆn ǁ loʊ ] noun 1. [countable, uncountable] PROPERTY the place where a building is, especially when this affects its value, how much rent can be charged for it etc: • All the stores are in good locations. • There are three… …   Financial and business terms

  • Location — [lə(ʊ)ˈkeɪʃən] ist ein aus dem englischen Sprachgebrauch eingeführter Begriff, welcher in der deutschen Übersetzung synonym für die Lage, den Standort oder die Position verwendet wird. Inhaltsverzeichnis 1 Etymologie 2 Verwendung 2.1 Lokation …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • location — [lō kā′shən] n. [L locatio] 1. a locating or being located 2. position in space; place where a factory, house, etc. is or is to be; situation 3. an area marked off or designated for a specific purpose ☆ 4. Film an outdoor set or setting, away… …   English World dictionary

  • Location — Lo*ca tion, n. [L. locatio, fr. locare.] 1. The act or process of locating. [1913 Webster] 2. Situation; place; locality. Locke. [1913 Webster] 3. That which is located; a tract of land designated in place. [U.S.] [1913 Webster] 4. (Law) (a)… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Location — (v. lat. Locatio), 1) Vermiethung, Verpachtung; daher Locator, Vermiether, d.i. derjenige, welcher einem Anderen seine Dienste gegen einen gewissen Lohn zu leisten verspricht; 2) Vertrag, Contract; 3) Anordnung der Klassengläubiger im Concurs;… …   Pierer's Universal-Lexikon

  • location — I noun area, demesne, district, environment, fixation, locale, locality, locus, neighborhood, place, placement, plot, point, position, post, purlieus, quarter, region, scene, section, site, spot, station, territory, vicinage, vicinity, zone… …   Law dictionary

  • location — (n.) position, place, 1590s, from L. locationem (nom. locatio), noun of action from pp. stem of locare (see LOCATE (Cf. locate)); Hollywood sense of place outside a film studio where a scene is filmed is from 1914 …   Etymology dictionary

  • location — /loˈkeʃʃon, ingl. ləuˈkeɪʃən/ [vc. ingl., propr. «spazio, luogo occupato»] s. f. inv. 1. posizione, collocazione 2. (cine., tv) ambiente, ambientazione …   Sinonimi e Contrari. Terza edizione

  • location — *place, position, situation, site, spot, station …   New Dictionary of Synonyms

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