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local Idioms & Phrases


Chose local

  • a thing annexed to a place, as a mill.
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department of local government

  • noun a permanent department created to perform the work of a local government
    department of local government.
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Local actions

  • (Law), actions such as must be brought in a particular county, where the cause arises; distinguished from transitory actions.
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Local affection

  • (Med.), a disease or ailment confined to a particular part or organ, and not directly affecting the system.
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local anaesthesia

  • noun loss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)
    local anaesthesia.
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local anaesthetic

  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local; local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.
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local anesthesia

  • noun loss of sensation in a small area of the body (as when a local anesthetic is injected for a tooth extraction)
    local anaesthesia.
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local anesthetic

  • noun anesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
    local; local anaesthetic; topical anesthetic; topical anaesthetic.
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local area network

  • noun a local computer network for communication between computers; especially a network connecting computers and word processors and other electronic office equipment to create a communication system between offices
    LAN.
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Local attraction

  • (Magnetism), an attraction near a compass, causing its needle to deviate from its proper direction, especially on shipboard.
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local authority

  • noun an administrative unit of local government
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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.
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local call

  • noun a telephone call made within a local calling area
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Local circuit

  • (Teleg.), the circuit of the local battery.
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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.
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local department

  • noun a permanent department created to perform the work of a local government
    department of local government.
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local government

  • noun the government of a local area
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Local option

  • noun freedom of a local government to determine by popular vote the applicability of a controversial law in their jurisdiction
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  • 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 oscillator

  • noun an oscillator whose output heterodynes with the incoming radio signal to produce sum and difference tones
    heterodyne oscillator.
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local post office

  • noun a local branch where postal services are available"
    post office.
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local road

  • noun a street that is primarily used to gain access to the property bordering it
    local road.
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local street

  • noun a street that is primarily used to gain access to the property bordering it
    local road.
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local time

  • noun the official time in a local region (adjusted for location around the Earth); established by law or custom
    standard time; civil time.
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wireless local area network

  • noun a local area network that uses high frequency radio signals to transmit and receive data over distances of a few hundred feet; uses ethernet protocol
    wireless fidelity; WiFi; WLAN.
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