localize

(redirected from localizing)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus.

localize

(lō′kə-līz′)
v. local·ized, local·izing, local·izes
v.tr.
1. To make local: decentralize and localize political authority.
2. To confine or restrict to a particular locality: localized the infection.
3. To attribute to a particular locality: sought to localize the origin of the rumor.
v.intr.
To become local, especially to become fixed in one area or part.

lo′cal·i·za′tion (-kə-lĭ-zā′shən) n.
References in periodicals archive ?
It is the only place that Microsoft still spends time and money localizing its development tool, Visual C," Talbot pointed out.
If you are a software company coming to Japan, localizing your product is just the first step.
For people who can't see, localizing distant sounds provides caudal input for many daily tasks, such as deciding when to cross a street, Lepore says.