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v. lo·cal·ized, lo·cal·iz·ing, lo·cal·iz·es
1. To make local: decentralize and localize political authority.
2. To confine or restrict to a particular locality: localized the infection.
3. To attribute to a particular locality: sought to localize the origin of the rumor.
To become local, especially to become fixed in one area or part.

lo′cal·i·za′tion (-kə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.localization - a determination of the place where something islocalization - a determination of the place where something is; "he got a good fix on the target"
determination, finding - the act of determining the properties of something, usually by research or calculation; "the determination of molecular structures"
echo sounding, echolocation - determining the location of something by measuring the time it takes for an echo to return from it
2.localization - (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body
principle, rule - a rule or law concerning a natural phenomenon or the function of a complex system; "the principle of the conservation of mass"; "the principle of jet propulsion"; "the right-hand rule for inductive fields"
lateralisation, laterality, lateralization - localization of function on either the right or left sides of the brain
physiology - the branch of the biological sciences dealing with the functioning of organisms


[ˌləʊkəlaɪˈzeɪʃən] localisation (British) n
(gen)localisation f
(COMPUTING)localisation f


n. localización.
1. rel. al punto de origen de una sensación;
2. determinación de la procedencia de una infección o lesión.


n localización f
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The m17n library development team is a member of OpenI18N, the Open Internationalization Initiative of the Free Standards Group, and is working to promote the m17n library as a global standard.