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A living museum must surely see itself as a locus of argument. A breathing art institution is not a lockup but a moveable feast.
Andrew O'Hagan

Meaning of "locus" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD LOCUS

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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF LOCUS

locus  [ˈləʊkəs] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF LOCUS

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Locus is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES LOCUS MEAN IN ENGLISH?

Definition of locus in the English dictionary

The first definition of locus in the dictionary is a place or area, esp the place where something occurred. Other definition of locus is a set of points whose location satisfies or is determined by one or more specified conditions. Locus is also the position of a particular gene on a chromosome.


WORDS THAT RHYME WITH LOCUS


autofocus
ˈɔːtəʊˌfəʊkəs
automatic-focus
ˌɔːtəˌmætɪkˈfəʊkəs
crocus
ˈkrəʊkəs
defocus
diːˈfəʊkəs
eurokous
jʊəˈrəʊkəs
euryokous
ˌjʊərɪˈəʊkəs
focus
ˈfəʊkəs
hocus
ˈhəʊkəs
hocus-pocus
ˈhəʊkəsˈpəʊkəs
misfocus
ˌmɪsˈfəʊkəs
out-of-focus
ˌaʊtəvˈfəʊkəs
overfocus
ˌəʊvəˈfəʊkəs
prefocus
priːˈfəʊkəs
refocus
riːˈfəʊkəs
soft-focus
ˌsɒftˈfəʊkəs
trochus
ˈtrəʊkəs
verrucous
ˈverʊkəs

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE LOCUS

loculation
locule
loculed
loculi
loculicidal
loculus
locum
locum tenens
locum tenentes
locuplete
locus classicus
locus sigilli
locus standi
locust
locust bean
locust bird
locust tree
locust-like
locusta
locustal

WORDS THAT END LIKE LOCUS

abacus
automatic focus
autumn crocus
caucus
circus
Damascus
depth of focus
diplodocus
discus
hibiscus
mucus
prairie crocus
prime focus
principal focus
rhoncus
sensate focus
soft focus
Spartacus
staphylococcus
streptococcus

Synonyms and antonyms of locus in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «locus» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF LOCUS

Find out the translation of locus to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of locus from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «locus» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

轨迹
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

locus
570 millions of speakers

English

locus
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

लोकस
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

موضع
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

локус
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

lócus
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

সঁচারপথ
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

lieu
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Locus
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

Ort
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

軌跡
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

궤적
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Panggonan
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

locus
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

நியமப்பாதையை
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

लोकस
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

gezenek
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

località
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

locus
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

локус
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

locus
30 millions of speakers
el

Translator English - Greek

locus
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

lokus
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

lokus
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

locus
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of locus

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «LOCUS»

The term «locus» is very widely used and occupies the 21.047 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «LOCUS» OVER TIME

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Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about locus

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4 QUOTES WITH «LOCUS»

Famous quotes and sentences with the word locus.
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Ron Chernow
Once the brokerage house, rather than the bank, became the locus for American savings, that money would find its way into the stock market, because the broker was someone with a much higher tolerance for risk than the banker.
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Jacques Lacan
A geometry implies the heterogeneity of locus, namely that there is a locus of the Other. Regarding this locus of the Other, of one sex as Other, as absolute Other, what does the most recent development in topology allow us to posit?
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Andrew O'Hagan
A living museum must surely see itself as a locus of argument. A breathing art institution is not a lockup but a moveable feast.
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Peter Senge
If you are realistic about how our present society works, the economic clout - and a lot of the political clout, frankly - is in the business sector. And it's the locus of innovation.

10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «LOCUS»

Discover the use of locus in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to locus and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Locus of Control: Current Trends in Theory and Research
First published in 1982. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company.
Herbert M. Lefcourt, 1982
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Defining the Self: Locus of Evaluation, Self-esteem, and ...
The purpose of the present study was to develop and validate the Locus of Evaluation Inventory (LEI), and examine the relationships among locus of evaluation, self-esteem, and measures of personality.
David R. Bucur, 2007
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The Locus of Tragedy
Time and again tragedy is being registered, written down and staged. This book wants to open a contemporary philosophical perspective on the tragic. What is the locus of tragedy? Does it relate to metaphysics, the gods, destiny, and chance?
Arthur Cools, 2008
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Locus Amoenus: Gardens and Horticulture in the Renaissance
Contributions from a wide range of experts in the field guide readers through the world of the Renaissance herbal, medievalism in the English ‘Renaissance’ garden, the personification of nature in sixteenth-century Italy, Gascoigne’s ...
Alexander Samson, 2012
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The LOCUS Distributed System Architecture
Computer Systems Organization -- Computer-Communication Networks.
Gerald Popek, Bruce J. Walker, 1985
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NEUROBIOLOGY OF THE LOCUS COERULEUS
NEUROBIOLOGY OF THE LOCUS COERULEUS
Charles D. Barnes, O. Pompeiano, 1991
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Locus Solus: Site, Identity, Technology in Contemporary Art
Locus Solus: Site Identity and Technology in Contemporary Art borrows its title from a book by Raymond Roussel, first published in 1914. The literal meaning of the phrase "Locus Solus" is unique or solitary place.
‎2000
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Hedonic Consumption: A Study of Locus of Causality and Marketing
This study examines the applicability of locus of causality as a differentiating psychographic segmentation variable in marketing associated with hedonic consumption.
Jane Duclos Hudson, 2007
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Intrinsic Motivation and Self-Determination in Human Behavior
Locus of Control The term locus of causality used in conjunction with causality orientations is not the same as locus of control as explicated by Rotter (1966). The term locus of control refers to whether people believe that outcomes are ...
Edward L. Deci, Richard M. Ryan, 1985
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Humanising Psychiatry and Mental Health Care: The Challenge ...
The locus of evaluation was described in Chapter 2 but a recap here may be useful. The locus of evaluation refers to the source of evidence of values and is either internal or external. I have an internal locus of evaluation when I rely on my  ...
Rachel Freeth, 2007

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «LOCUS»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term locus is used in the context of the following news items.
1
Labour Commission has no locus — State attorneys - Graphic Online
They insist the National Labour Commission (NLC) has no locus under the present circumstance to direct them to end the strike because the ... «Graphic Online, Jul 15»
2
Association analyses identify 38 susceptibility loci for inflammatory …
Cis-eQTL (expression quantitative trait locus) analysis from two data sets of peripheral blood samples from a total of 1,240 individuals showed that 12 of the 38 ... «Nature.com, Jul 15»
3
Locus Online Perspectives » Max Gladstone: Power & Destiny
Max Walker Gladstone was born May 28, 1984 in Concord MA, and grew up mostly in Ohio and Tennessee. He graduated from Yale University, ... «Locus Online, Jul 15»
4
Locus Traxx Announces Executive Speaking Engagement At The …
Jupiter, FL – Locus Traxx Worldwide announced today that the company's CEO, David Benjamin, will be participating as a conference session ... «PerishableNews, Jul 15»
5
Adrienne Martini reviews Naomi Novik
This is one of many reviews from recent issues of Locus Magazine. To read more, go here to subscribe. Category: Books. « Previous post ... «Locus Online, Jul 15»
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Using selection index theory to estimate consistency of multi-locus
We investigated consistency of multi-locus LD across populations using selection index theory and investigated the relationship between ... «7thSpace Interactive, Jul 15»
7
Lois Tilton reviews Short Fiction, mid-July
For an index of Magazine Issue reviews posted on Locus Online, including Lois Tilton's, see Index to Magazine Reviews. Category: Lois Tilton ... «Locus Online, Jul 15»
8
A robust multiple-locus method for quantitative trait locus analysis of …
A multiple-locus method for association mapping aims at estimating and testing for the effects of a huge number of SNPs simultaneously. «Nature.com, Jul 15»
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Intersolar - Locus Energy Launches PVIQ Excel Datalink at …
SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Energy , a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the distributed ... «AltEnergyMag, Jul 15»
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Locus Energy Launches PVIQ Excel Datalink at Intersolar North …
SAN FRANCISCO, July 14, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Locus Energy ®, a solar monitoring and data analytics platform provider for the distributed ... «SYS-CON Media, Jul 15»

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