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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
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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.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

location

[lō′kā·shən]
(computer science)
Any place in which data may be stored; usually expressed as a number.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

location

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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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