Definitions

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun The act of localizing, or the state of being localized.
  • noun Specifically The reference, in perception, of a sensation to some part of the body (as the place where it originates), or to some point in space outside of the body (as a quality of a perceived object).
  • noun Also spelled localisation.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • noun Act of localizing, or state of being localized.
  • noun (Physiol.) the localization of the control of special functions, as of sight or of the various movements of the body, in special regions of the brain.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun The act of localizing.
  • noun The state of being localized.
  • noun software engineering act or process of making a product suitable for use in a particular country or region.

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

  • noun a determination of the place where something is
  • noun (physiology) the principle that specific functions have relatively circumscribed locations in some particular part or organ of the body

Etymologies

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From localize +‎ -ation; compare French localisation.

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