Locus

Definition of Locus

Lo´cus
n.1.A place; a locality.
2.(Math.) The line traced by a point which varies its position according to some determinate law; the surface described by a point or line that moves according to a given law.
Plane locus
a locus that is a straight line, or a circle.
Solid locus
a locus that is one of the conic sections.

Related Words

abode, area, bearings, bench mark, district, emplacement, hole, latitude and longitude, lieu, locale, locality, location, pinpoint, place, placement, point, position, region, site, situation, situs, spot, station, stead, where, whereabout, whereabouts
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