Definition of Locating

1. Noun. The act of putting something in a certain place.




2. Noun. A determination of the place where something is. "He got a good fix on the target"
Exact synonyms: Fix, Localisation, Localization, Location
Generic synonyms: Determination, Finding
Specialized synonyms: Echo Sounding, Echolocation
Derivative terms: Localise, Localise, Localize, Localize, Locate, Locate

Definition of Locating

1. Verb. (present participle of locate) ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Locating

1. locate [v] - See also: locate

Lexicographical Neighbors of Locating

locally indicable
localness
localnesses
locals
localvore
localvores
locant
locants
locao
locatable
locate
located
locater
locaters
locates
locating (current term)
location
location, location, location
location arithmetic
location directories and signs
locational
locationality
locationally
locations
locative
locative case
locative cases
locative role
locatively
locatives

Literary usage of Locating

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Jig and Fixture Design: A Treatise Covering the Principles of Jig and by Franklin Day Jones (1920)
"In this engraving the surfaces marked / are the locating points, which bring the ... This method of locating the work is satisfactory when the work done is ..."

2. Plane Surveying: A Text-book and Pocket Manual by John Clayton Tracy (1907)
"For the same reason, methods of locating details which save unnecessary "set-ups" of the transit are often used. (See p. 140.) Sometimes the surveyor is ..."

3. Railroad Curves and Earthwork by Calvin Frank Allen (1920)
"The locating Engineer is the chief of party, and is responsible for the business management of the camp and party, as well as for the conduct of the survey. ..."

4. Proceedings by Natural Gas Association of America, Modern Language Association of America (1917)
"Wish to state that the City adopted this plan about a year ago and we are finding it to be a much simpler and easier method of locating our accounts than ..."

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