## Another word for locus

The place where a person or thing is located:

emplacement, location, placement, position, site, situation. See placeA particular portion of space chosen for something:

location, place, point, spot. See place

- A conic section (or as we now say a " conic ") is the
**locus**of a point such that its distance from a given point, the focus, is in a given ratio to its (perpendicular) distance from a given line, the directrix; or it is the**locus**of a point which moves so as always to satisfy the foregoing condition. - Within which the C.P. must lie when the area is immersed completely; the boundary of the core is therefore the
**locus**of the antipodes with respect to the momental ellipse of water lines which touch the boundary of the area. - Newton defined the diameter of a curve of any order as the
**locus**of the centres of the mean distances of the points of intersection of a system of parallel chords with the curve; this**locus**may be shown to be a straight line. - 8), and became in due time a dogmatic
**locus**in Protestantism. - The manor, then called Bellus
**Locus**or Beaulieu on account of its beautiful situation, was afterwards granted to the Mortimers, in whose family it continued until it was merged in the crown on the accession of Edward IV.

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