locus


locus

noun

Definition of LOCUS

1
a thing or place that is of greatest importance to an activity or interest <an area of the Southwest that has been the locus of a number of New Agey movements>
2
the area or space occupied by or intended for something <the locus of brightness occurs where the rays of sunlight converge in front of the lens>

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