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Site vs. Location

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Sitenoun

(obsolete) Sorrow, grief.

Locationnoun

A particular point or place in physical space.

Sitenoun

The place where anything is fixed; situation; local position

‘the site of a city or of a house’;

Locationnoun

An act of locating.

Sitenoun

A place fitted or chosen for any certain permanent use or occupation

‘a site for a church’;

Locationnoun

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

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Sitenoun

The posture or position of a thing.

‘Maintain site setbacks as far as possible from roadways and other routes providing rapid public access.’;

Locationnoun

(legal) A leasing on rent.

Sitenoun

A computer installation, particularly one associated with an intranet or internet service or telecommunications.

Locationnoun

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

Sitenoun

A website.

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.

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Sitenoun

(category theory) A category together with a choice of Grothendieck topology.

Locationnoun

The act or process of locating.

Sitenoun

Region of a protein, a piece of DNA or RNA where chemical reactions take place.

Locationnoun

Situation; place; locality.

Sitenoun

A part of the body which has been operated on.

Locationnoun

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

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Siteverb

(architecture) To situate or place a building.

‘The U.K. government is dusting off an alternative plan to site the center at a military outfit such as Porton Down.’;

Locationnoun

A leasing on rent.

Sitenoun

The place where anything is fixed; situation; local position; as, the site of a city or of a house.

Locationnoun

a point or extent in space

Sitenoun

A place fitted or chosen for any certain permanent use or occupation; as, a site for a church.

Locationnoun

the act of putting something in a certain place or location

Sitenoun

The posture or position of a thing.

‘The semblance of a lover fixedIn melancholy site.’;

Locationnoun

a determination of the location of something;

‘he got a good fix on the target’;

Sitenoun

the piece of land on which something is located (or is to be located);

‘a good site for the school’;

Locationnoun

a particular place or position

‘the property is set in a convenient location’;

Sitenoun

physical position in relation to the surroundings;

‘the sites are determined by highly specific sequences of nucleotides’;

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’;

Sitenoun

a computer connected to the internet that maintains a series of web pages on the World Wide Web;

‘the Israeli web site was damaged by hostile hackers’;

Locationnoun

the action of locating someone or something

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

Siteverb

assign a location to;

‘The company located some of their agents in Los Angeles’;

Locationnoun

a position or address in computer memory.

Sitenoun

an area of ground on which a town, building, or monument is constructed

‘the concrete is mixed on site’; ‘the proposed site of a hydroelectric dam’;

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.

Sitenoun

a place where a particular event or activity is occurring or has occurred

‘the site of the Battle of Flodden’;

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.

Sitenoun

short for building site

‘site visits’;

Sitenoun

short for campsite or caravan site

Sitenoun

a website

‘the site has no ads and is not being promoted with banners’; ‘some servers use cookies to track users from site to site’;

Siteverb

fix or build (something) in a particular place

‘the rectory is sited behind the church’;

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