Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. One that locates, as a person who fixes the boundaries of mining claims.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. One who, or that which, locates.
  • n. One who locates, or is entitled to locate, land or a mining claim.
  • n. The unique alphanumeric reference given to each travel booking.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One who locates, or is entitled to locate, land or a mining claim.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who locates land, or who settles upon land by claim of right or legal possession.
  • n. In law, the hirer in a contract of location.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a person who fixes the boundaries of land claims

Etymologies

to locate + -or (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • To pair customers with an Authorized Runco Dealer in their area, each page of the new Web site has a new zip-code-based dealer locator, which is powered by Google Maps and provides driving directions, links to dealer websites and contact information.

    CE Pro Recently Filed

  • GelPro's website features a store locator, which is searchable by city, state and zip code, serving as a convenient tool for customers to locate the closest retailer.

    Business Wire Travel News

  • SpyFinder hidden camera detector / locator, which is described as "the most reliable and easy-to-use technology on the market for making sure you are not being watched."

    Defense Review

  • You can also call the locator service for more information at

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  • The company also created a nifty iPhone application with 2,000 searchable recipes and a store locator, which is a great platform for disseminating static information.

    Mashable!

  • Recently, I was involved in a few presentations and had a conversation with a colleague that got me thinking about the future of the URL (i.e., uniform resource locator -- in other words, a web address).

    iMedia Connection: All Feeds

  • Public land birds get used and abused from folks onvehicles, particularly 4 wheelers blowing every kind of locator call known to mankind.

    Tell me what I'm doin wrong! Hunting turkeys this year and haven't heard a gobble yet. Seen sign everywhere I go.

  • Bones spin-off casts Geoff Stults as its "locator"

    Bones Spin-Off Casts Saffron Burrows

  • JANICE ROMIG, ALLEN ORGAN EMPLOYEE: So, I learn component locator which is that machine there.

    CNN Transcript Feb 12, 2004

  • The cameramen were doing mainly what they called "locator" shots, like any amateur would do with his less expensive mini-cam.

    The Bear and the Dragon

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