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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
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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.
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Any place in which data may be stored; usually expressed as a number.
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LocationThe 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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