localised


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.
Related to localised: agraphic
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.localised - confined or restricted to a particular location; "the localized infection formed a definite abscess"
medical specialty, medicine - the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
local - affecting only a restricted part or area of the body; "local anesthesia"
2.localised - made local or oriented locally; "a decentralized and localized political authority"
decentralised, decentralized - withdrawn from a center or place of concentration; especially having power or function dispersed from a central to local authorities; "a decentralized school administration"
References in classic literature ?
Take, for instance, monsters that tradition has accepted and localised, such as the Worm of Lambton or that of Spindleston Heugh.
Whales are localised, according to their kinds, in certain seas which they never leave.
They read the tale of men blown to bits, of futile soldiers in that localised battle fightingagainst hope amidst an indescribable wreckage, of flags hauled down by weeping men.