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Locality

Lo`cal´i`ty
n.1.The state, or condition, of belonging to a definite place, or of being contained within definite limits.
2.Position; situation; a place; a spot; esp., a geographical place or situation, as of a mineral or plant.
3.Limitation to a county, district, or place; as, locality of trial.
4.(Phren.) The perceptive faculty concerned with the ability to remember the relative positions of places.
Noun1.Localitylocality - a surrounding or nearby region; "the plane crashed in the vicinity of Asheville"; "it is a rugged locality"; "he always blames someone else in the immediate neighborhood"; "I will drop in on you the next time I am in this neck of the woods"

LOCALITY, Scotch law. This name is given to a life rent created in marriage contracts in favor of the wife, instead of leaving her to her legal life rent of terce. 1 Bell's Com. 55. See Jointure.

1.locality - In sequential architectures programs tend to access data that has been accessed recently (temporal locality) or that is at an address near recently referenced data (spatial locality). This is the basis for the speed-up obtained with a cache memory.
2.locality - In a multi-processor architecture with distributed memory it takes longer to access the memory attached to a different processor. This overhead increases with the number of communicating processors. Thus to efficiently employ many processors on a problem we must increase the proportion of references which are to local memory.
abode, area, bailiwick, bearings, belt, bench mark, domain, emplacement, field, habitat, haunt, hole, home, latitude and longitude, lieu, locale, located, location, locus, native environment, pinpoint, place, placed, placement, point, position, positioned, province, range, region, section, sector, set, site, situate, situation, situs, sphere, spot, stamping ground, stead, territory, tract, vicinage, vicinity, whereabout, whereabouts, zone
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