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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 lo·cus /ˈlokəs/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 lo·cus /ˈlokəs/ 名詞

From: Taiwan MOE computer dictionary


From: Network Terminology


From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 Lo·cus n.; pl. Loci & Loca
 1. A place; a locality.
 2. Math. The line traced by a point which varies its position according to some determinate law; the surface described by a point or line that moves according to a given law.
 Plane locus, a locus that is a straight line, or a circle.
 Solid locus, a locus that is one of the conic sections.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the scene of any event or action (especially the place of a
           meeting) [syn: venue, locale]
      2: the specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome
      3: the set of all points or lines that satisfy or are
         determined by specific conditions; "the locus of points
         equidistant from a given point is a circle"
      [also: loci (pl)]