localizer

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EtymologyEdit

localize +‎ -er

NounEdit

localizer (plural localizers)

  1. (computing, translation studies) A person who localizes (adapts a product for use in a particular country or region, or adapts translated text to fit a local culture).
  2. (aviation) The component of an instrument landing system that provides runway centerline guidance to aircraft, but not glideslope information.

Usage notesEdit

  • (aviation): Not to be confused with locator.

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