Definition of geolocation in English:

geolocation

Line breaks: geo|loca¦tion
Pronunciation: /ˌdʒiːə(ʊ)lə(ʊ)ˈkeɪʃ(ə)n
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The process or technique of identifying the geographical location of a person or device by means of digital information processed via the Internet.
More example sentences
  • You won't be able to control who sees your location with Twitter geolocation.
  • Far from splitting the Web, geolocation's proponents say, the technology makes the Internet more meaningful to a global audience.
  • Geolocation is expected to be an important theme of the South by Southwest conference in Austin, Texas, which starts tomorrow.

Derivatives

geolocate

verb
More example sentences
  • It is possible with existing technology to geolocate any mobile phone whenever it is switched on.
  • I don't geolocate any photos of my house.
  • He has a tasty way to geolocate your photostream on Google maps.

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