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location

1. a place outside a studio where filming is done
2. Computing a position in a memory capable of holding a unit of information, such as a word, and identified by its address
3. Roman and Scots law the letting out on hire of a chattel or of personal services

Location

 

the determination of the position of an object. A distinction is made among sonar, optical location, and radar, depending on the method used. Many animals have the ability to locate objects.

location

[lō′kā·shən]
(computer science)
Any place in which data may be stored; usually expressed as a number.

location

Location

The identification of one's current physical location on the planet. Turning Location on in a phone or tablet activates the GPS radio in the device. See location app and GPS.
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Of the kinds of personal information that are generated, intercepted, and appropriated by the securities services, personal locational data are one of the most sought after.
We used GIS to map landscape, topographic and vegetation features known or suspected to influence probability of acquisition, quality of GPS fix or locational error (Frair et al.
As revealed by some activities of NIMBY groups worldwide (an acronym for the phrase "not in my back yard"), locational conflict is neither a uniquely recent phenomenon nor one exclusively associated with highly industrialised societies.
Second, we show that the optimal way to preserve charter competition in a world where jurisdictions compete globally for their tax bases is to coordinate rules across jurisdictions to require distinct locational rules for corporate law and corporate tax purposes.
In Section 4 the basic locative construction in Tidore is described as well as the function and meaning of the locational verbs and their distribution in the elliptical constructions.
Using this locational data associated with each vertex, features are placed appropriately on the map view of a GIS.
Almost any field that has locational or spatial data can benefit from incorporating geographic information systems into its actitivites, said Susan Welsch, the college's new geography instructor.
The data, released by the Bank of Japan, are from quarterly locational international banking statistics and semiannual consolidated international banking statistics compiled by the Bank for International Settlements (BIS).
When Jones and Simmons (1990) commented on the growing convergence between "academic" and "practitioner" approaches to retail location, they were referring primarily to techniques of locational analysis, and not to conceptual links between geography and management/marketing.
First, a comparative static household production model of locational choice is developed.
Based on this premise and the theory that locational attributes provide varying levels of benefit to different forms of housing, this paper develops a persistence forecasting model rooted in the hedonic literature established by Rosen (1974).
The process of economic integration influences the patterns of foreign direct investment through the impact it exerts on the configuration of ownership, internalisation and locational advantages which in turn determine how a firm penetrates into foreign markets.