geolocation

[jee-oh-loh-key-shuh n]
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noun

the process of determining the location of an electronic device, as a computer, cell phone, satellite, etc.
the actual location as determined by this process: The website uses the IP address of your device to estimate your geolocation.

Nearby words

  1. geography,
  2. geohydrology,
  3. geoid,
  4. geoisotherm,
  5. geol.,
  6. geologic,
  7. geologic time,
  8. geological,
  9. geological cycle,
  10. geological survey

Origin of geolocation

First recorded in 2005–10; geo(graphical) + location

Related formsge·o·lo·cate, verb (used with object) ge·o·lo·cat·ed, ge·o·lo·cat·ing.

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