locator

[ loh-key-ter, loh-key-ter ]
/ ˈloʊ keɪ tər, loʊˈkeɪ tər /

noun

a person who locates something.
a person who determines or establishes the boundaries of land or a mining claim.

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Origin of locator

1600–10; <Latin locātor a contractor, lessor, equivalent to locā(re) (see locate) + -tor-tor
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Medical definitions for locator

locator
[ lōkā′tər ]

n.

An instrument or apparatus for finding the position of a foreign object in tissue.
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