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Definition 1: the act of putting something in a certain place - [noun denoting act]

Synonyms for locating in the sense of this definition

(locating is a kind of ...) any specific behavior

"they avoided all recreational activity"

(... is a kind of locating ) the placement of the fingers for playing different notes (or sequences of notes) on a musical instrument

(... is a kind of locating ) the placement of one thing on top of another

(... is a kind of locating ) the act of putting something in position

"he gave a final set to his hat"

(... is a kind of locating ) the act of placing in a new position

(... is a kind of locating ) the act of planting or setting in the ground

(... is a kind of locating ) the act of fixing firmly in place

"he ordered the planting of policemen outside every doorway"

(... is a kind of locating ) the act of orienting

(... is a kind of locating ) the act or fact of interposing one thing between or among others

(... is a kind of locating ) the act of positioning close together (or side by side)

"it is the result of the juxtaposition of contrasting colors"

(... is a kind of locating ) the placing of seeds in damp sand or sawdust or peat moss in order to preserve them or promote germination

(... is a kind of locating ) (geometry) the placement of one object ideally in the position of another one in order to show that the two coincide

Definition 2: a determination of the place where something is - [noun denoting act]

Samples where locating or its synonyms are used according to this definition

  • he got a good fix on the target

Synonyms for locating in the sense of this definition

(locating is a kind of ...) the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation

"the determination of molecular structures"

(... is a kind of locating ) determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it

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