locater locater

Definition(s):

  • (n) a person who fixes the boundaries of land claims

Usage(s):

  1. Last week Britain's National Physical Laboratory offered such radium hunters a small, efficient radium locater.
  2. Before the war one of Britain's most closely guarded weapons was the ASDIC (after the Anti-Submarine Detection Investigation Committee), a supersonic wave locater.

News

  • United, ANA find wire problems on Boeing 787 transmitters

    Two airlines disclosed issues with the wiring on their Boeing 787's emergency transmitters, the same part of the plane that is getting close scrutiny after a parked jet burned earlier this month. United Airlines said Friday that it found a pinched wire during an inspection of one of its six 787s. Earlier, Japan's All Nippon Airways found damage to wiring on two Boeing 787 locater beacons. It ...
    on July 27, 2013     Source: The Greenville News

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