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Meaning of LOCALIZE

Pronunciation:  'lowku`lIz

WordNet Dictionary
  1. [v]  locate; "The film is set in Africa"
  2. [v]  restrict something to a particular area
  3. [v]  concentrate on a particular place or spot; "The infection has localized in the left eye"
  4. [v]  identify the location or place of; "We localized the source of the infection"

LOCALIZE is a 8 letter word that starts with L.


 Synonyms: focalise, focalize, localise, localise, localise, place, place, set
 See Also: draw, lie, locate, present, represent, restrict, situate, stage



Webster's 1913 Dictionary
\Lo"cal*ize\, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Localized}; p. pr. &
vb. n. {Localizing}.] [Cf. F. localiser. See {Local}.]
To make local; to fix in, or assign to, a definite place.
--H. Spencer. Wordsworth.

Biology Dictionary
 Definition: Determination of the original position (locus) of a gene or other marker on a chromosome.
 Definition: Determination of the original position (locus) of a gene or other marker on a chromosome.
Thesaurus Terms
 Related Terms: allocate, assign, box, box in, box up, circumscribe, collocate, confine, cramp, deploy, dispose, emplace, fix, get a fix, hem, hem in, home in on, install, keep from spreading, keep within bounds, limit, locate, narrow, navigate, pin down, pinpoint, place, position, put in place, qualify, restrict, situate, spot, stint, tighten, triangulate, zero in on