locator locator  /ˈloʊ ˌkeɪ tər/

Definition(s):

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

Usage(s):

  1. When the locator box indicated that the President had entered the Cabinet Room, Butterfield pressed a switch that started the recording device there.
  2. Standing at the site, al-Jaburi would discreetly activate his gps locator, which searches the sky for satellites to triangulate its position, and then note the coordinates.
  3. The tag transmits a GPS locator signal, and when satellites get a fix on it, they upload all the archived data of the shark's movements.

News

  1. Maple Grove Raceway this week

    Friday: Auto Locator Grudge Racing. Gates open at 4 p.m., with racing at 5. Saturday: Rumble at The Grove presented by Penske Truck Leasing. Northeast Outlaw Pro Mod Series with cars capable of 5-second runs and speeds exceeding 240 mph.
    on June 26, 2013     Source: Reading Eagle

  2. Esri Powers uKnow.com's Family Locator Service

    Redlands-based Esri is continuing to make inroads into the Internet startup market, and has been tapped to power the family location services of uKnow.com. uKnow said today that it is partnering with Esri to use that company's geographical information systems technology in a new, family locator service called uKnowLocate. Esri has been working to supply its mapping technology to a wide range of ...
    on June 25, 2013     Source: socalTech.com

  3. FRA launches rail crossing app

    The Federal Railroad Administration (FRA) launched an iOS smartphone mobile application, the "Rail Crossing Locator," which provides the public with easy access to safety information about the nation’s more than 200,000 highway-rail grade crossings.
    on June 20, 2013     Source: Metro Magazine

Quotes

  1. "As people hit the road this spring and summer, Microsoft Streets & Trips 2006 with GPS Locator is the perfect way to find the most efficient route possible," Wallace said. "I'm going to be on the road a lot this summer, and I always use this...
    on May 18, 2006 By: Rusty Wallace Source: Autochannel (press release)

  2. "I said all along Moose could pitch," said manager Joe Girardi. "I'm not surprised. He's a great locator of pitches. He's just doing what he's always done."
    on Jun 14, 2006 By: Joe Girardi Source: Newsday

  3. "After a rigorous selection process, we're delighted the Royal Malaysian Air Force has chosen our SARBE G2R Personal Locator Beacon," said Kevin McGrath, CEO of Digital Angel. "The Malaysian Air Force has used SARBE beacons for more than 30...
    on Nov 28, 2006 By: Kevin McGrath Source: Business Wire (press release)

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