the group of galaxies, at least 25 of which are known, that includes the Milky Way.
(astronomy) the cluster of galaxies to which our galaxy and the Andromeda Galaxy belong
A group of more than 30 galaxies that includes 2 large spiral galaxies—the Milky Way and Andromeda—as well as numerous smaller galaxies, many of which are dwarfs. The Local Group has a diameter of approximately 10 million light-years, with its gravitational center located between our galaxy and the Andromeda galaxy. It is part of a larger grouping known as the Virgo supercluster.
- Local immunity
local immunity n. Natural or acquired immunity to an infectious agent that is limited to a particular organ or tissue.
programming (l10n) Adapting a product to meet the language, cultural and other requirements of a specific target market “locale”. Localisation includes the translation of the user interface, on-line help and documentation, and ensuring the images and concepts are culturally appropriate and sensitive. There may be subtle cross-cultural considerations, e.g. do the icons make sense in […]
[loh-kuh-lahyz] /ˈloʊ kəˌlaɪz/ verb (used with object), localized, localizing. 1. to make ; fix in, or assign or restrict to, a particular place, , etc. verb (used without object), localized, localizing. 2. to gather, collect, or concentrate in one . /ˈləʊkəˌlaɪz/ verb 1. to make or become local in attitude, behaviour, etc 2. (transitive) to […]
[loh-kuh-liz-uh m] /ˈloʊ kəˌlɪz əm/ noun 1. a word, phrase, pronunciation, or manner of speaking that is peculiar to one . 2. a custom. 3. excessive devotion to and promotion of the interests of a particular ; sectionalism. 4. attachment to a particular . /ˈləʊkəˌlɪzəm/ noun 1. a pronunciation, phrase, etc, peculiar to a particular […]