localization

Definitions of localization
  1. noun
    a determination of the place where something is
    synonyms: fix, localisation, locating, location
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    types:
    echo sounding, echolocation
    determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
    type of:
    determination, finding
    the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
  2. noun
    (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body
    synonyms: localisation, localisation of function, localisation principle, localization of function, localization principle
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    types:
    lateralisation, laterality, lateralization
    localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
    type of:
    principle, rule
    a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system
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