What are locus?

  • (noun): The scene of any event or action (especially the place of a meeting).
    Synonyms: venue, locale
    See also — Additional definitions below


The word locus (plural loci) is Latin for "place". It can mean:

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List Of Awards And Nominations Received By William Gibson - Polls - Locus
... The Locus Awards are presented to winners of Locus magazine's annual reader's poll. 700119000000000000019th Co-authored with Bruce Sterling 1985 NeuromancerNeuromancer Locus Award for Best First Novel 70002000000000000002nd — 1985 ...
List Of Awards And Nominations Received By Geoff Ryman - Locus Awards
... Year Nominated work Category Result Notes 1985 "The Unconquered Country" Locus Award for Best Novella 12 — 1986 O Happy Day! Locus Award for best novelette 22 ...
Locus Computing Corporation
... Locus Computing Corporation was formed in 1982 by Gerald J ... Popek to commercialize the technologies developed for the LOCUS distributed operating system at UCLA ... Locus was notable for commercializing single-system image software and producing the Merge package which allowed the use of DOS and Windows 3.1 software on Unix systems ...
Locus Solus (journal)
... Locus Solus was a journal of experimental poetry and prose that published four issues in 1961 and 1962, one a double issue ... Locus Solus was edited by the novelist Harry Mathews and poets John Ashbery, Kenneth Koch, and James Schuyler, all of whom contributed content ... The journal was named after the novel Locus Solus by Raymond Roussel ...

More definitions of "locus":

  • (noun): The set of all points or lines that satisfy or are determined by specific conditions.
    Example: "The locus of points equidistant from a given point is a circle"
  • (noun): The specific site of a particular gene on its chromosome.

Famous quotes containing the word locus:

    Seeing the locus of joy as the gate
    of a city, or as a lych-gate ...
    Denise Levertov (b. 1923)