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locator

Syllabification: lo·ca·tor
Pronunciation: /ˈlōˌkātər, lōˈkā-
 
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Definition of locator in English:

noun

A device or system for locating something, typically by means of radio signals.
Example sentences
  • Upon invoking the locator, the targeted device is then specified by the user with an IP address, a host name, or with some other suitable identifier.
  • Users will be able to hook up the e550 to a wider range of third-party gizmos that include Bluetooth wireless transceivers, GPS locators and digital cameras.
  • Obviously ski gizmos such as walkie-talkies, radio locators and GPS thingies - I can almost hear the older brother (bless him) groan - will be rendered useless.

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