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Definition of Local

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Local Lo"cal, a. [L. localis, fr. locus place: cf. F. local. See Lieu, Locus.] Of or pertaining to a particular place, or to a definite region or portion of space; restricted to one place or region; as, a local custom. Gives to airy nothing A local habitation and a name. --Shak. Local actions (Law), actions such as must be brought in a particular county, where the cause arises; -- distinguished from transitory actions. Local affection (Med.), a disease or ailment confined to a particular part or organ, and not directly affecting the system. Local attraction (Magnetism), an attraction near a compass, causing its needle to deviate from its proper direction, especially on shipboard. Local battery (Teleg.), the battery which actuates the recording instruments of a telegraphic station, as distinguished from the battery furnishing a current for the line. Local circuit (Teleg.), the circuit of the local battery. Local color. (a) (Paint.) The color which belongs to an object, and is not caused by accidental influences, as of reflection, shadow, etc. (b) (Literature) Peculiarities of the place and its inhabitants where the scene of an action or story is laid. Local option, the right or obligation of determining by popular vote within certain districts, as in each county, city, or town, whether the sale of alcoholic beverages within the district shall be allowed.
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Local Lo"cal, n. 1. (Railroad) A train which receives and deposits passengers or freight along the line of the road; a train for the accommodation of a certain district. [U.S.]

Meaning of Local from wikipedia

- Local may refer to: Local (train), a train serving local traffic demand Local, Missouri, a community in the United States Local government, a form of...
- The domain name .local is a special-use domain name reserved by the Internet Engineering Task Force (IETF) so that it may not be installed as a top-level...
- The Local is a multi-regional, European, English-language digital news publisher with local editions in Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway...
- Local government is a generic term for the lowest tiers of public administration within a particular sovereign state. This particular usage of the word...
- Local anesthesia is any technique to induce the absence of sensation in a specific part of the body, generally for the aim of inducing local analgesia...
- Local Hero or Local Heroes may refer to: Local Hero (film), a 1983 Scottish comedy-drama by Bill Forsyth Local Hero (soundtrack), a music album by Mark...
- up of five administrative divisions, each of which has 20 Local Government Areas and 37 Local Council Development Areas (LCDAs). The LCDAs include Agbado/Oke-Odo...
- The Local Group is the galaxy group that includes the Milky Way. It has a total diameter of roughly 3 megap****cs (10 million light-years; 9×1022 metres)...
- daylight saving time for part of the year, typically by adding one hour to local time during spring and summer. In the table below, the locations that use...
- A local anesthetic (LA) is a medication that causes absence of pain sensation. In the context of surgery, a local anesthetic creates an absence of pain...