noun, plural lo·ci [loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy] /ˈloʊ saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ/, lo·ca [loh-kuh] /ˈloʊ kə/.
Origin of locus
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Historical Examples of loci
Such are the Loci regarding Indistinctness in the setting out of the definition.Aristotle
Another work, based on the formula of Concord, was entitled Loci communes theologici.
The uncorrected value obtained in any experiment with two loci widely separated will be smaller than the value given in the map.Sex-linked Inheritance in Drosophila
Thomas Hunt Morgan
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
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
Word Origin for genius loci
noun plural loci (ˈləʊsaɪ)
Word Origin for locus
(plural loci), 1715, "locality," from Latin locus "a place, spot, position," from Old Latin stlocus, literally "where something is placed," from PIE root *st(h)el- "to cause to stand, to place." Used by Latin writers for Greek topos. Mathematical sense by 1750.
n. pl. lo•ci (-sī′, -kē, -kī′)
Plural loci (lō′sī′, -kē, -kī′)
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.