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Location vs. Direction

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Locationnoun

A particular point or place in physical space.

Directionnoun

A theoretical line (physically or mentally) followed from a point of origin or towards a destination. May be relative (e.g. up, left, outbound, dorsal), geographical (e.g. north), rotational (e.g. clockwise), or with respect to an object or location (e.g. toward Boston).

‘Keep going in the same direction.’;

Locationnoun

An act of locating.

Directionnoun

A general trend for future action.

Locationnoun

(South Africa) An apartheid-era urban area populated by non-white people; township.

Directionnoun

Guidance, instruction.

‘The trombonist looked to the bandleader for direction.’;

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Locationnoun

(legal) A leasing on rent.

Directionnoun

The work of the director in cinema or theater; the skill of directing a film, play etc.

‘The screenplay was good, but the direction was weak.’;

Locationnoun

A contract for the use of a thing, or service of a person, for hire.

Directionnoun

(dated) The body of persons who guide or manage a matter; the directorate.

Locationnoun

The marking out of the boundaries, or identifying the place or site of, a piece of land, according to the description given in an entry, plan, map, etc.

Directionnoun

(archaic) A person's address.

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Locationnoun

The act or process of locating.

Directionnoun

The act of directing, of aiming, regulating, guiding, or ordering; guidance; management; superintendence; administration; as, the direction o public affairs or of a bank.

‘I do commit his youthTo your direction.’; ‘All nature is but art, unknown to thee;ll chance, direction, which thou canst not see.’;

Locationnoun

Situation; place; locality.

Directionnoun

That which is imposed by directing; a guiding or authoritative instruction; prescription; order; command; as, he grave directions to the servants.

‘The princes digged the well . . . by the direction of the law giver.’;

Locationnoun

That which is located; a tract of land designated in place.

Directionnoun

The name and residence of a person to whom any thing is sent, written upon the thing sent; superscription; address; as, the direction of a letter.

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Locationnoun

A leasing on rent.

Directionnoun

The line or course upon which anything is moving or aimed to move, or in which anything is lying or pointing; aim; line or point of tendency; direct line or course; as, the ship sailed in a southeasterly direction.

Locationnoun

a point or extent in space

Directionnoun

The body of managers of a corporation or enterprise; board of directors.

Locationnoun

the act of putting something in a certain place or location

Directionnoun

The pointing of a piece with reference to an imaginary vertical axis; - distinguished from elevation. The direction is given when the plane of sight passes through the object.

Locationnoun

a determination of the location of something;

‘he got a good fix on the target’;

Directionnoun

a line leading to a place or point;

‘he looked the other direction’; ‘didn't know the way home’;

Locationnoun

a particular place or position

‘the property is set in a convenient location’;

Directionnoun

the spatial relation between something and the course along which it points or moves;

‘he checked the direction and velocity of the wind’;

Locationnoun

an actual place or natural setting in which a film or broadcast is made, as distinct from a simulation in a studio

‘the movie was filmed entirely on location’;

Directionnoun

a general course along which something has a tendency to develop;

‘I couldn't follow the direction of his thoughts’; ‘his ideals determined the direction of his career’; ‘they proposed a new direction for the firm’;

Locationnoun

the action of locating someone or something

‘the location of new housing beyond the existing built-up areas’;

Directionnoun

something that provides direction or advice as to a decision or course of action

Locationnoun

a position or address in computer memory.

Directionnoun

the act of managing something;

‘he was given overall management of the program’; ‘is the direction of the economy a function of government?’;

Locationnoun

an area where black South Africans were obliged by apartheid laws to live, usually on the outskirts of a town or city. The term was later replaced by township.

Directionnoun

a message describing how something is to be done;

‘he gave directions faster than she could follow them’;

Location

In geography, location or place are used to denote a region (point, line, or area) on Earth’s surface or elsewhere. The term location generally implies a higher degree of certainty than place, the latter often indicating an entity with an ambiguous boundary, relying more on human or social attributes of place identity and sense of place than on geometry.

Directionnoun

the act of setting and holding a course;

‘a new council was installed under the direction of the king’;

Directionnoun

a formal statement of a command or injunction to do something;

‘the judge's charge to the jury’;

Directionnoun

the concentration of attention or energy on something;

‘the focus of activity shifted to molecular biology’; ‘he had no direction in his life’;

Directionnoun

a course along which someone or something moves

‘she set off in the opposite direction’; ‘he had a terrible sense of direction’;

Directionnoun

the course which must be taken in order to reach a destination

‘the village is over the moors in a northerly direction’;

Directionnoun

a point to or from which a person or thing moves or faces

‘a house with views in all directions’;

Directionnoun

a general way in which someone or something is developing; a trend or tendency

‘new directions in painting and architecture’; ‘any dialogue between them is a step in the right direction’;

Directionnoun

general aim or purpose

‘the campaign's lack of direction’;

Directionnoun

the management or guidance of someone or something

‘under his direction, the college has developed an international reputation’;

Directionnoun

the work of directing the actors and other staff in a film, play, or other production.

Directionnoun

instructions on how to reach a destination or about how to do something

‘Preston gave him directions to a restaurant not far from the studio’;

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