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Locale vs. Scene — What's the Difference?

Locale vs. Scene — What's the Difference?

Difference Between Locale and Scene

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Locale

A place where something happens or is set, or that has particular events associated with it
Her summers were spent in a variety of exotic locales

Scene

Something seen by a viewer; a view or prospect.

Locale

A place, especially with reference to a particular event
The locale of a crime.

Scene

The place where an action or event occurs
The scene of the crime.

Locale

The scene or setting, as of a novel.
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Scene

The place in which the action of a play, movie, novel, or other narrative occurs; a setting.

Locale

The place where something happens.
Being near running water and good shade, the explorers decided it was a good locale for setting up camp.

Scene

A subdivision of an act in a dramatic presentation in which the setting is fixed and the time continuous.

Locale

(computing) The set of settings related to the language and region in which a computer program executes. Examples are language, currency and time formats, character encoding etc.

Scene

A shot or series of shots in a movie constituting a unit of continuous related action.

Locale

(mathematics) A partially ordered set with the following additional axiomatic properties: any finite subset of it has a meet, any arbitrary subset of it has a join, and distributivity, which states that a binary meet distributes with respect to an arbitrary join. (Note: locales are just like frames except that the category of locales is opposite to the category of frames.)

Scene

A section of a narrative in which the action is depicted through detail and dialogue as if it is occurring in real time
The editor felt the story had too much summary and suggested that the author add more scenes.

Locale

A place, spot, or location.

Scene

The scenery and properties for a dramatic presentation.

Locale

A principle, practice, form of speech, or other thing of local use, or limited to a locality.

Scene

A theater stage.

Locale

The scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting)

Scene

A real or fictitious episode, especially when described.

Scene

A public display of passion or temper
Tried not to make a scene.

Scene

A sphere of activity
Observers of the political scene.

Scene

(Slang) A situation or set of circumstances
A bad scene.
A wild scene.

Scene

The location of an event that attracts attention.
The scene of the crime

Scene

The stage.
They stood in the centre of the scene.

Scene

(theatre) The decorations; furnishings and backgrounds of a stage, representing the place in which the action of a play is set
To paint scenes
To change the scenes
Behind the scenes

Scene

A part of a dramatic work that is set in the same place or time. In the theatre, generally a number of scenes constitute an act.
The play is divided into three acts, and in total twenty-five scenes.
The most moving scene is the final one, where he realizes he has wasted his whole life.
There were some very erotic scenes in the movie, although it was not classified as pornography.

Scene

The location, time, circumstances, etc., in which something occurs, or in which the action of a story, play, or the like, is set up

Scene

A combination of objects or events in view or happening at a given moment at a particular place.
He assessed the scene to check for any danger, and agreed it was safe.
They saw an angry scene outside the pub.

Scene

A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.

Scene

An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others, creating embarrassment or disruption; often, an artificial or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display
The headmistress told the students not to cause a scene.
The crazy lady made a scene in the grocery store.

Scene

An element of fiction writing.

Scene

A social environment consisting of an informal, vague group of people with a uniting interest; their sphere of activity; a subculture.
She got into the emo scene at an early age.

Scene

A youth subculture that was popular in Canada and the United States in the 2000s and early 2010s.

Scene

(transitive) To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.

Scene

The structure on which a spectacle or play is exhibited; the part of a theater in which the acting is done, with its adjuncts and decorations; the stage.

Scene

The decorations and fittings of a stage, representing the place in which the action is supposed to go on; one of the slides, or other devices, used to give an appearance of reality to the action of a play; as, to paint scenes; to shift the scenes; to go behind the scenes.

Scene

So much of a play as passes without change of locality or time, or important change of character; hence, a subdivision of an act; a separate portion of a play, subordinate to the act, but differently determined in different plays; as, an act of four scenes.
My dismal scene I needs must act alone.

Scene

The place, time, circumstance, etc., in which anything occurs, or in which the action of a story, play, or the like, is laid; surroundings amid which anything is set before the imagination; place of occurrence, exhibition, or action.
The world is a vast scene of strife.

Scene

An assemblage of objects presented to the view at once; a series of actions and events exhibited in their connection; a spectacle; a show; an exhibition; a view.
Through what new scenes and changes must we pass!

Scene

A landscape, or part of a landscape; scenery.
A sylvan scene with various greens was drawn,Shades on the sides, and in the midst a lawn.

Scene

An exhibition of passionate or strong feeling before others; often, an artifical or affected action, or course of action, done for effect; a theatrical display.
Probably no lover of scenes would have had very long to wait for some explosions between parties, both equally ready to take offense, and careless of giving it.

Scene

To exhibit as a scene; to make a scene of; to display.

Scene

The place where some action occurs;
The police returned to the scene of the crime

Scene

An incident (real or imaginary);
Their parting was a sad scene

Scene

The visual percept of a region;
The most desirable feature of the park are the beautiful views

Scene

A consecutive series of pictures that constitutes a unit of action in a film

Scene

A situation treated as an observable object;
The political picture is favorable
The religious scene in England has changed in the last century

Scene

A subdivision of an act of a play;
The first act has three scenes

Scene

A display of bad temper;
He had a fit
She threw a tantrum
He made a scene

Scene

Graphic art consisting of the graphic or photographic representation of a visual percept;
He painted scenes from everyday life
Figure 2 shows photographic and schematic views of the equipment

Scene

The context and environment in which something is set;
The perfect setting for a ghost story

Scene

The painted structures of a stage set that are intended to suggest a particular locale;
They worked all night painting the scenery

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