Simple Definition of localize
: to keep (something) within a limited area : to prevent the spread of (something)
: to find or identify the location of (something)
Full Definition of localize
Examples of localize
Doctors are trying to localize the infection by using antibiotics.
The computer technician was able to localize the fault quickly.
First Known Use of localize
Medical Definition of localize
lo·cal·ized also British lo·cal·isedlo·cal·iz·ing also British lo·cal·is·ing
: to make local; especially : to fix in or confine to a definite place or part <hot applications helped to localize the infection>
: to accumulate in or be restricted to a specific or limited area <this parasite localizes and grows in the muscle—Morris Fishbein>
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