[loh-kuh l] /ˈloʊ kəl/
pertaining to or characterized by place or position in space; spatial.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or restricted to a particular place or particular places:
a local custom.
pertaining to a city, town, or small district rather than an entire state or country:
stopping at most or all stations:
a local train.
pertaining to or affecting a particular part or particular parts, as of a physical system or organism:
a local disease.
Medicine/Medical. (of anesthesia or an anesthetic) affecting only a particular part or area of the body, without concomitant loss of consciousness, as distinguished from general anesthesia.
a local train, bus, etc.
a newspaper item of local interest.
a local branch of a union, fraternity, etc.
a local anesthetic.
British Informal. a neighborhood pub.
verb (used without object)
Informal. to travel by or take a local train or the like.
not of, affecting, or confined to a limited area or part: the nonlocal aspect of the psyche
characteristic of or associated with a particular locality or area
of, concerned with, or relating to a particular place or point in space
(med) of, affecting, or confined to a limited area or part Compare general (sense 10), systemic (sense 2)
(of a train, bus, etc) stopping at all stations or stops
a train, bus, etc, that stops at all stations or stops
an inhabitant of a specified locality
(Brit, informal) a pub close to one’s home or place of work
(med) short for local anaesthetic
(US & Canadian) an item of local interest in a newspaper
(US & Canadian) a local or regional branch of an association
(Canadian) a telephone extension
“pertaining to position,” late 14c. (originally medical, “confined to a particular part of the body”), from Old French local (13c.) and directly from Late Latin localis “pertaining to a place,” from Latin locus “place” (see locus). The meaning “limited to a particular place” is from c.1500. Local color is from 1721, originally a term in painting; meaning “anything picturesque” is from c.1900.
early 15c., “a medicament applied to a particular part of the body,” from local (adj.). Meaning “inhabitant of a particular locality” is from 1825. The meaning “a local train” is from 1879; “local branch of a trade union” is from 1888; “neighborhood pub” is from 1934.
local lo·cal (lō’kəl)
Affecting or confined to a limited part; not general or systemic.
[loh-kuh l] /ˈloʊ kəl/ adjective 1. pertaining to or characterized by place or position in space; spatial. 2. pertaining to, characteristic of, or restricted to a particular place or particular places: a local custom. 3. pertaining to a city, town, or small district rather than an entire state or country: local transportation. 4. stopping at […]
[loj-i-kuh l] /ˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl/ adjective 1. according to or agreeing with the principles of : a logical inference. 2. reasoning in accordance with the principles of , as a person or the mind: logical thinking. 3. reasonable; to be expected: War was the logical consequence of such threats. 4. of or relating to . […]
[loh-jis-tik, luh-] /loʊˈdʒɪs tɪk, lə-/ adjective 1. of or relating to logistics. /lɒˈdʒɪstɪk/ noun 1. an uninterpreted calculus or system of symbolic logic Compare formal language adjective 2. (maths) (of a curve) having an equation of the form y = k/(1 + ea+bx), where b is less than zero 3. (rare) of, relating to, or […]
[luhv-ing] /ˈlʌv ɪŋ/ adjective 1. feeling or showing ; warmly affectionate; fond: loving glances. /ˈlʌvɪŋ/ adjective 1. feeling, showing, or indicating love and affection Old English lufenda (see love (v.)). Loving cup is attested from 1808. Lovingkindness was Coverdale’s word. Related Terms ever-loving, motherfucking see: tender loving care