Definition of Locator

1. Noun. A person who fixes the boundaries of land claims.

Exact synonyms: Locater
Generic synonyms: Surveyor
Derivative terms: Locate, Locate

Definition of Locator

1. n. One who locates, or is entitled to locate, land or a mining claim.

Definition of Locator

1. Noun. One who, or that which, locates. ¹

2. Noun. (American English) One who locates, or is entitled to locate, land or a mining claim. ¹

3. Noun. (context: travel industry) The unique alphanumeric reference given to each travel booking. ¹

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Definition of Locator

1. locater [n -S] - See also: locater

Medical Definition of Locator

1. An instrument or apparatus for finding the position of a foreign object in tissue. (05 Mar 2000)

Lexicographical Neighbors of Locator

location, location, location
location arithmetic
location directories and signs
locative case
locative cases
locative role
locator (current term)
locator map
lochia alba

Literary usage of Locator

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

1. A Treatise on the American Law Relating to Mines and Mineral Lands Within by Curtis Holbrook Lindley (1903)
"(1) A claim under a tunnel location is a mining claim, and the locator ... Rights of junior tunnel locator as against senior mining claims on the line of ..."

2. Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Supreme Court of the United States by United States Supreme Court, William Cranch, Henry Wheaton, Richard Peters, Benjamin Chew Howard, Jeremiah Sullivan Black (1903)
"The claim of " a locator" is peculiar to Kentucky, and has been universally understood by the people of the country to signify that compensation of a ..."

3. Mines and Mining: A Commentary on the Law of Mines and Mining Rights, Both by Wilson Isaac Snyder (1902)
"It would be unjust to permit a locator who had thus marked out the course and direction of his location with certainty, to include subsequently, ..."

4. Reports of Cases Argued and Decided in the Supreme Court of the United States by Stephen Keyes Williams, Edwin Burritt Smith, Ernest Hitchcock (1882)
"It will not lie pretended that the locator was minute; but if, in doing so, he has destroyed it.-! certainty, if he has created doubts with respect to the ..."

5. The Law of Mines and Mining in the United States by Daniel Moreau Barringer, John Stokes Adams (1911)
"... but the junior locator is entitled to a right of way through this intersection and has the right to pursue the vein beyond it, within the planes of his ..."

6. Toxicology and Environmental Health Information Resources: The Role of the edited by Catharyn T. Liverman, Carrie E. Ingalls, Carolyn E. Fulco, Howard M. Kipen (1998)
"... SUPERLIST NOTE: NM = name; RN = Registry Number; and LO = locator field. The acronyms for the databases are listed in the glossary. ..."

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