Definition of location
1a : a position or site occupied or available for occupancy or marked by some distinguishing feature : situation Much of the charm of the house is in its location.b (1) : a tract of land designated for a purpose the location for a mining claim (2) Australia : farm, stationc : a place outside a motion-picture studio where a picture or part of it is filmed —usually used in the phrase on location Parts of the movie were filmed on location in the desert.
2 : the act or process of locating Fog made the location of the harbor difficult.
3 : the placement of baseball pitches in a particular area of the strike zone; also : the ability to control the placement of pitches
locationalplay \lō-ˈkā-shnəl, -shə-nəl\ adjective
Examples of location in a Sentence
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.
Recent Examples of location from the Web
The company opened physical locations in New York and Toronto and bolstered its spring lineup -- part of a bid to push beyond its stronghold in winter clothes.
Its Kicks program, supported by the Premier League, hosts sessions at 14 locations in Southwark and Bermondsey and works with 1,400 young people.
Top Pot will also host a doughnut-eating contest from 3 to 4 p.m. at its downtown location.
After approaching several locations and being turned down, the staff at the Burbank Central Library allowed Landis to showcase her unique artwork.
The victims were taken to area hospitals, but the locations were not immediately available, said fire spokesman Jeff Lyle.
As Dinet wrote: The… study suggests that boas take the positions of other individuals into account when choosing the hunting location.
Bagget was found and arrested in a wooded area south of the burglary location.
A new location of the fingerprint sensor — located on the side of the camera sensor on the back of each phone — is the price to pay for having no buttons below the display.
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First Known Use of location
LOCATION Defined for English Language Learners
Definition of location for English Language Learners
: 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
LOCATION Defined for Kids
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