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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 government, a form of public administration, usually the lowest tier of...
- ending with .local are often emplo**** in private networks, where they are resolved either via the multicast domain name service (mDNS) or local Domain Name...
- The Local is a multi-regional, European, English-language digital news publisher with local editions in Austria, Denmark, France, Germany, Italy, Norway...
- A local anesthetic (LA) is a medication that causes absence of pain sensation. When it is used on specific nerve pathways (local anesthetic nerve block)...
- 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 extinction or extirpation is the condition of a species (or other taxon) that ceases to exist in the chosen geographic area of study, though it...
- A local government is a form of public administration which, in a majority of contexts, exists as the lowest tier of administration within a given state...
- The Local Group is the galaxy group that includes the Milky Way. Its has a total diameter of roughly 3 Mpc (or 10 Mly ≈ 7023100000000000000♠1023 m), and...
- Local food (local food movement or locavore) is a movement of people who prefer to eat foods which are grown or farmed relatively close to the places...
- reach a consensus. › In many parts of the world, local elections take place to select office-holders in local government, such as mayors and councillors. Elections...
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