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LOCALIZATION

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 Dictionary entry overview: What does localization mean? 

LOCALIZATION (noun)
  The noun LOCALIZATION has 2 senses:

1. a determination of the place where something is
2. (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body

  Familiarity information: LOCALIZATION used as a noun is rare.


 Dictionary entry details 


LOCALIZATION (noun)


Sense 1localization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

A determination of the place where something is

Classified under:

Nouns denoting acts or actions

Synonyms:

localization; localisation; locating; location; fix

Context example:

he got a good fix on the target

Hypernyms ("localization" is a kind of...):

determination; finding (the act of determining the properties of something)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "localization"):

echo sounding; echolocation (determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it)


Sense 2localization [BACK TO TOP]

Meaning:

(physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body

Classified under:

Nouns denoting cognitive processes and contents

Synonyms:

localization of function; localisation principle; localisation of function; localisation; localization principle; localization

Hypernyms ("localization" is a kind of...):

principle; rule (a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system)

Domain category:

physiology (the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms)

Hyponyms (each of the following is a kind of "localization"):

lateralisation; laterality; lateralization (localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain)


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