- to gather, collect, or concentrate in one locality.
Also especially British, lo·cal·ise.
Origin of localize
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Examples from the Web for localization
The localization of the recalled and recognized impression is also important.Your Mind and How to Use It
William Walker Atkinson
They mutually interrogate regarding the localization of a missing pen.The Nurserymatograph
It is not clear why the localization of this important scene was not given spontaneously.Seven Mohave Myths
A. L. Kroeber
If we have any sense, we have got to have localization of brain.Ingersollia
Robert G. Ingersoll
Boleti do not differ much from Agaricini in their localization.Fungi: Their Nature and Uses
Mordecai Cubitt Cooke
- to make or become local in attitude, behaviour, etc
- (tr) to restrict or confine (something) to a particular area or part
- (tr) to assign or ascribe to a particular region
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Word Origin and History for localization
1811, noun of action from localize.
Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper
- Limitation to a specific area.
- The reference of a sensation to its point of origin.
- The determination of the location of a pathological process.
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