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4 definitions found
 for locating
From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  locating \locating\ n.
     1. the act of putting something in a certain place or
        location.
  
     Syn: location, placement, position, positioning, emplacement,
          situating.
          [WordNet 1.5]
  
     2. a determination of the location of something.
  
     Syn: localization, localisation, location, fix.
          [WordNet 1.5]

From The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48 :

  Locate \Lo"cate\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Located; p. pr. & vb. n.
     Locating.] [L. locatus, p. p. of locare to place, fr. locus
     place. See Local.]
     1. To place; to set in a particular spot or position.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              The captives and emigrants whom he brought with him
              were located in the trans-Tiberine quarter. --B. F.
                                                    Westcott.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     2. To designate the site or place of; to define the limits
        of; as, to locate a public building; to locate a mining
        claim; to locate (the land granted by) a land warrant.
        [1913 Webster]
  
              That part of the body in which the sense of touch is
              located.                              --H. Spencer.
        [1913 Webster]
  
     3. To discover the location or site of; as, to locate the
        source of a radio transmission; to locate a leak; to
        locate the malfunction in a system.
        [PJC]

From WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006) :

  locating
      n 1: the act of putting something in a certain place [syn:
           placement, location, locating, position,
           positioning, emplacement]
      2: a determination of the place where something is; "he got a
         good fix on the target" [syn: localization, localisation,
         location, locating, fix]

From Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0 :

  54 Moby Thesaurus words for "locating":
     allocation, assignment, bringing to light, casual discovery,
     catching, chance discovery, collocation, deployment, deposit,
     deposition, detection, determination, determining, disclosure,
     discovery, disposition, distinguishment, emplacement, espial,
     excavation, exhumation, exposure, find, finding, finding out,
     invention, lading, loading, localization, location, lucky strike,
     packing, pinpointing, placement, placing, positioning, posting,
     putting, recognition, rediscovery, reposition, revelation,
     serendipity, situation, spotting, stationing, storage, stowage,
     strike, treasure trove, trouvaille, trove, uncovering,
     unearthing
  
  

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