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noun, plural lo·ci [loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy] /ˈloʊ saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ/, lo·ca [loh-kuh] /ˈloʊ kə/.
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To this general subject matter Aristotle gives the name "Topics" (τόποι, loci, communes loci).
The solution of simultaneous equations is easily seen to be the values of x, y corresponding to the intersections of the loci.
My remembrance of dates is also nearly entirely dependent on a clear mental vision of their loci in the diagram.Inquiries into Human Faculty and Its Development|Francis Galton
The theory of loci is thus identical with that of curves (see Curve and Geometry: Analytical).
Saluo tamen nobis et heredibus nostris, Regibus Anglie, libero transitu per medium Noui loci in quolibet aduentu nostro ibidem.The Grey Friars in Oxford|Andrew G. Little
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noun plural loci (ˈləʊsaɪ)
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n. pl. lo•ci (-sī′, -kē, -kī′)
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Plural loci (lō′sī′, -kē, -kī′)
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plur. loci (loh-seye, loh-keye)
In geometry, the set of all points (and only those points) that satisfy certain conditions; these points form a curve or figure. For example, the locus of all points in space one foot from a given point is a sphere having a radius of one foot and having its center at the given point. The locus of all points in a plane one foot from a given point is a circle having a radius of one foot and having its center at the given point.