locating

Definitions of locating
  1. noun
    a determination of the place where something is
    synonyms: fix, localisation, localization, location
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    echo sounding, echolocation
    determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
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    determination, finding
    the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation
  2. noun
    the act of putting something in a certain place
    synonyms: emplacement, location, placement, position, positioning
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    stratification
    the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination
    apposition, collocation, juxtaposition
    the act of positioning close together (or side by side)
    interposition, intervention
    the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others
    orientation
    the act of orienting
    planting
    the act of fixing firmly in place
    implantation
    the act of planting or setting in the ground
    repositioning
    the act of placing in a new position
    set
    the act of putting something in position
    superposition
    the placement of one thing on top of another
    fingering
    the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument
    superposition
    (geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide
    tessellation
    the careful juxtaposition of shapes in a pattern
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    activity
    any specific behavior
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