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One that locates, as a smartphone app that shows the locations of nearby services or attractions.
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the part of an index that indicates where to look for information
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(ˈloʊ keɪ tər, loʊˈkeɪ tər)

1. a person who locates something.
2. a person who determines or establishes the boundaries of land or a mining claim.
Sometimes, lo′cat•er.
[1815–20, Amer.]
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Noun1.locator - a person who fixes the boundaries of land claimslocator - a person who fixes the boundaries of land claims
surveyor - an engineer who determines the boundaries and elevations of land or structures
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"Young Kearney is one of the original locators, and an equal partner in the mine.
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Other improvements to the display include an automatic depth and current measurement index, which automatically appears when the locator is positioned over a utility line, and a new compass icon.
Most importantly, the locator system software knows a few pieces of information that are essential to good directed putaway: where the item is already stored; what locations are available; and the location that will ensure the best productivity when the product comes out of storage.
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Their Dallas Apartment Locators work with 93% of apartments in North Texas and offer Rental Cash Rebates for using their Dallas Apartment Locator Service.
The locator also points out retailers, including Walgreens and CVS, that offer cash back with purchases.