lo·ca·tion noun \lō-ˈkā-shən\
: a place or position
: a place outside a studio where a movie is filmed
: the act of finding where something or someone is : the act of locating something or someone
a : a position or site occupied or available for occupancy or marked by some distinguishing feature : situation
b (1) : a tract of land designated for a purpose (2) Australian : farm, station
c : a place outside a motion-picture studio where a picture or part of it is filmed —usually used in the phrase on location
: the placement of baseball pitches in a particular area of the strike zone; also : the ability to control the placement of pitches
— lo·ca·tion·al \-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
— lo·ca·tion·al·ly adverb
Examples of LOCATION
- This is a lovely location for a house.
- The store has a new location.
- The company is moving its factory to a different location.
- Radar established the precise location of the aircraft.
- All of his movies feature lavish sets and exotic locations.
- The picture was filmed on location in the desert.
- Fog made location of the harbor difficult.
First Known Use of LOCATION
Related to LOCATION
- emplacement, locale, locality, place, locus, point, position, site, spot, venue, where
Rhymes with LOCATION
, C ration
, earth station
, gas station
, space station
, way station
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