[ US /ˈɫoʊkəˌɫaɪz/ ]
  1. restrict something to a particular area
  2. locate
    The film is set in Africa
  3. concentrate on a particular place or spot
    The infection has localized in the left eye
  4. identify the location or place of
    We localized the source of the infection
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How To Use localize In A Sentence

  • Examine the painful area carefully in an effort to localize the most tender point.
  • Any organ can be involved, but most frequently hemangiomas are localized to the skin and subcutaneous tissues.
  • Prior to European settlement (pre-1850), a wide variety of disturbances characterized the region, ranging from frequent small-scale and localized events such as treefall gaps to rare, large-scale events such as stand-replacing fires and epizootic outbreaks. Eastern Cascades forests
  • One must choose either the particle mode, with localized positions, trajectories, and energy quanta, or the wave mode, with spreading wave functions, delocalization and interference. Analog Science Fiction and Fact
  • This is plausible because the enzyme citrate synthase is localized in the mitochondrial matrix.
  • In the case of cerium, however, pressure causes the atoms to shed some of their outermost electrons, making the electrons "delocalized". EurekAlert! - Breaking News
  • Is it only a war zone for constitutional suspension clause purposes if the detainee is accused of being involved with the localized conflict (this would follow with Eisentrager too)? The Volokh Conspiracy » No Habeas Jurisdiction Over Bagram Air Force Base
  • Reaction product of acid phosphatase is localized primarily in the small vacuoles, and occasionally in the dictyosome cisternae and vesicles of the golgi body.
  • There was otherwise only weak evidence that natural selection might be operative at the HLA loci, and this effect (if true) appeared localized.
  • Because the release of aerosols is centered over land, its cooling effects tend to be localized over continents.
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