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Localise

verb
1.
Identify the location or place of.  Synonyms: localize, place.
2.
Concentrate on a particular place or spot.  Synonyms: focalise, focalize, localize.
3.
Restrict something to a particular area.  Synonym: localize.
4.
Locate.  Synonyms: localize, place, set.






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"Localise" Quotes from Famous Books



... death the frontal lobes were found to be damaged by disease. A great controversy ensued in France; popular imagination was stirred up especially in the republic by the doctrine of Gall, which was an attempt to materialise and localise psychic processes. Unfortunately Gall's imagination, encouraged by a widespread wave of popular sympathy, overstepped his judgment and launched him into speculative hypotheses unsupported by facts. His doctrine of Phrenology ...
— The Brain and the Voice in Speech and Song • F. W. Mott

... might already be objected that, in fact, and in the life we lead, we never cease to localise in space, though somewhat vaguely, our thought, our Ego, and our intellectual whole. At this moment I am considering myself, and taking myself as an example. I am writing these lines in my study, and no metaphysical argument can cause me to abandon ...
— The Mind and the Brain - Being the Authorised Translation of L'me et le Corps • Alfred Binet

... exclusively local. Pain, due to tension within the abscess, is the dominant symptom. At first it is vague and difficult to localise, later it is referred to the interior of the bone, and is described as "boring." It is aggravated by use of the limb, and there are often, especially during the night, exacerbations in which the pain becomes excruciating. In the early stages there are periods of days or weeks ...
— Manual of Surgery - Volume First: General Surgery. Sixth Edition. • Alexis Thomson and Alexander Miles



Words linked to "Localise" :   stage, restrict, localisation, draw, represent, lie, present, locate, situate, set



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