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locate

[′lō‚kāt]
(mining engineering)
To mark out the boundaries of a mining claim and establish the right of possession.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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He could see officers and men moving about in them and almost in front of him a well-hidden machine gun was traversing No Man's Land in an oblique direction, striking the British at such an angle as to make it difficult for them to locate it.
It did not take them long to locate the position of the hidden sniper and then Tarzan saw a machine gun being trained upon him.
He spent much money in trying to locate his son, but that is no part of this story.