1. The act or process of locating.
2. Situation; place; locality.
3. That which is located; a tract of land designated in place. [U.S.]
4. Law (a) Civil Law A leasing on rent. (b) Scots Law A contract for the use of a thing, or service of a person, for hire. --Wharton. (c) Amer. Law The marking out of the boundaries, or identifying the place or site of, a piece of land, according to the description given in an entry, plan, map, etc.
n 1: a point or extent in space
2: the act of putting something in a certain place or location
[syn: placement, locating, position, positioning,
3: a determination of the location of something; "he got a good
fix on the target" [syn: localization, localisation, locating,