noun, plural lo·ci [loh-sahy, -kee, -kahy], /ˈloʊ saɪ, -ki, -kaɪ/, lo·ca [loh-kuh]. /ˈloʊ kə/.
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Today, conservative media isn’t just a locus of power on the right.What a scorching John Boehner book excerpt says about today’s GOP|Paul Waldman|April 2, 2021|Washington Post
With Mitch McConnell soon to be in charge, look for the Senate to become the locus of attacks on campaign finance reform.
The 18th Street Gang was named after the locus of its birth in the Ramparts section.The Deported L.A. Gangs Behind This Border Kid Crisis|Michael Daly|July 11, 2014|DAILY BEAST
This question of accountability has interesting links with the theory of “locus of control.”
He despised it for showing war not as an arena of bravery and honor but as a locus of dread and fear.Did Hollywood Collaborate With Hitler? A New Book Makes Bold Claims.|Christopher Bray|September 9, 2013|DAILY BEAST
At the locus of policy on peace, territory and Palestinians, the picture is worse.
Thus we find even in medival times, Westminster alluded to by monkish writers as a locus terribilis or sacred place.Archaic England|Harold Bayley
Est hic insignis locus, si quis alius est in toto Paulo: proinde diligenter excutere singulas particulas convenit.
The evolute of a curve is the curve which is the envelope of all its normals or the locus of all its centres of curvature.The New Gresham Encyclopedia|Various
Nec mora, condicitur pugn locus, eidemque stata temporis meta prfigitur.
Vnde locus ille hoc nomine Anglico Qualmhul, a strage uidelicet et sepultura interfectorum merito meruit intitulari.
British Dictionary definitions for locus
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′)
Cultural definitions for locus
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.