nonlocal

adjective
non·​lo·​cal | \ ˌnän-ˈlō-kəl How to pronounce nonlocal (audio) \

Definition of nonlocal

: not local nonlocal issues/politics a nonlocal anesthetic

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nonlocally adverb

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The Saturday market, criticized by some for selling too much nonlocal produce and Wisconsin cheeses, still sells plenty of Iowa sweet corn, local jam and hot sauce. Melanie D.g. Kaplan / Washington Post, Twin Cities, "Des Moines is on the move with an emerging food and cocktail scene," 20 Aug. 2019 More Entanglement, Please In his 2016 paper Slofstra proposed a kind of nonlocal game involving two players who provide answers to simple questions. Quanta Magazine, "The Universe’s Ultimate Complexity Revealed by Simple Quantum Games," 5 Mar. 2019 The Saturday market, criticized by some for selling too much nonlocal produce and Wisconsin cheeses, still sells plenty of Iowa sweet corn, local jam and hot sauce. Melanie D.g. Kaplan / Washington Post, Twin Cities, "Des Moines is on the move with an emerging food and cocktail scene," 20 Aug. 2019 The Saturday market, criticized by some for selling too much nonlocal produce and Wisconsin cheeses, still sells plenty of Iowa sweet corn, local jam and hot sauce. Melanie D.g. Kaplan / Washington Post, Twin Cities, "Des Moines is on the move with an emerging food and cocktail scene," 20 Aug. 2019 Over 100 performers, both local and nonlocal, took the stage at the sixth annual Lagunitas Beer Circus on Saturday in Chicago. Erin Hooley, chicagotribune.com, "Lagunitas Beer Circus draws thousands to help pet owners," 24 Aug. 2019 The Saturday market, criticized by some for selling too much nonlocal produce and Wisconsin cheeses, still sells plenty of Iowa sweet corn, local jam and hot sauce. Melanie D.g. Kaplan / Washington Post, Twin Cities, "Des Moines is on the move with an emerging food and cocktail scene," 20 Aug. 2019 The Saturday market, criticized by some for selling too much nonlocal produce and Wisconsin cheeses, still sells plenty of Iowa sweet corn, local jam and hot sauce. Washington Post, "Des Moines," 14 Aug. 2019 While quantum entanglement is complicated, nonlocal games are not. Quanta Magazine, "In Quantum Games, There’s No Way to Play the Odds," 1 Apr. 2019

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First Known Use of nonlocal

1864, in the meaning defined above

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