Translation of locate in Spanish:

locate

localizar, v.

Pronunciation: /ˈloʊˌkeɪt//lə(ʊ)ˈkeɪt//loʊˈkeɪt/

transitive verb

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    (find)
    (fault/leak) localizar
    (fault/leak) ubicar Latin America
    • His work in this area was aimed at locating the position of enemy guns.
    • The observer locates the position of the OP on the map.
    • The trajectory could then be plotted and extrapolated backwards so that its position could be located.
    • Following an unfruitful attempt to locate the exact original site, we chose a spot on Lake Champlain in the general area.
    • Although I know several swims well I will always use the plumbing rod to locate the exact positions that I want to fish.
    • As well as tracking all types of electronic transactions, it is able to reconstruct text messages months after they were sent and locate the exact position of users.
    • It took Buff almost nine months of intensive research - a lot of it in his own time - to locate the exact spot.
    • Because forecasters always try to pinpoint the eye of the hurricane, this knowledge will help with locating the exact position and lead to better tracking.
    • It was easy for us to locate the exact location of the incident.
    • Every British lighthouse doesn't just flash to warn ships of hazards, but also has its own flashing pattern which allows mariners to locate their position.
    • Its prime role is to measure the track geometry to locate faults such as spreading and twisting.
    • In this way the nervous system locates the position at which a stimulus is acting on the body.
    • It takes two numbers to locate your position on a map, and one number to specify the distance above the map.
    • Bringing the pole down into a horizontal position, my right arm out behind me, locating the position of my left hand was easy.
    • Layout on the mud mats locates the position for the templates.
    • Part of the wonder of this lace construction for us is the process of discovery involved in locating each figure.
    • I've got work at my current job until the end of June, so at least I've got some buffer time to locate another position.
    • The laser sensor locates the positions of the leading and trailing edges of the tank, and the magnetic sensor provides confirmation of the position of the tank.
    • But this inevitably leads to the problem of locating the exact place of subjectivity.
    • Recovery of the buoy to which it was attached required several minutes of searching at its GPS deployment position to locate it.
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    (position)
    (business/building) situar
    (building/business) ubicar Latin America
    the switch is located under the seat el interruptor está / se encuentra debajo del asiento
    • The site was located in the middle of the village and was an infill development.
    • The idea of locating the bulb centrally in the space rather than on a surface was suggested by my wife who pointed out to me the fixture hanging over my typewriter.
    • Bank Street is centrally located and always appears to be very popular.
    • This can be best achieved by centrally locating critical devices in a secure data centre where possible.
    • There are two front cupolas, and vision blocks are located centrally on both sides.
    • At the same time, this new gallery at the Modern is centrally located just off the atrium.
    • It will suit those seeking a centrally located house with an original layout and design.
    • Under each concrete cantilevered platform canopy, there is a centrally located waiting room.
    • The capital, Zagreb, is centrally located but was not chosen for that reason.
    • Living in cities is more popular and the more expensive flats and apartments are centrally located.
    • The police station was located on the quiet road near the back door of Jiao Tong University.
    • The Academy is centrally located on Beretania and Victoria, and there is ample street parking.
    • The property, formerly a garage, is centrally located and convenient to all amenities.
    • One factory was centrally located and it was fed cane from neighbouring plantations.
    • But it's a good place to be, it's centrally located to Gasoline Alley and everything else.
    • It is one of the oldest towns in Wiltshire, and is centrally located with many famous landmarks a short distance away.
    • The idea of the possible purchase of a Defibrillator to be centrally located in the town was met with approval.
    • The capital, Minsk, is the largest and one of the oldest cities in the region and is centrally located.
    • The city's old Central Jail built during the British Raj was located very centrally.
    • It was located on the site of previous castles dating back to the Middle Ages on a prominent ridge above the River Ness.

intransitive verb

US

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    (settle)
    establecerse