ubication (countable and uncountable, plural ubications)
- The condition or fact of being in, or occupying, a certain place or position; location; whereness; ubiety.
- 1644, Digby, Nat. Soule, v., §9., 400:
- We conceiue these modifications if the thing, like substances; and…we call them by substantiue names, Whitenesse, Action, Vbication, Duration, &c.
- 1661, Glanvill, Van Dogm., 101:
- Relations, Ubications, Duration, the vulgar Philosophy admits into the list of something.
- 1699, Burnet, 39 Art., xxviii. (1700), 324:
- They are accustomed to think that Ubication, or the being in a Place, is but an Accident to a Substance.
- 1837, Whewell, Hist. Induct. Sci., II., vi., ii., § 5., 45:
- Arriaga, who wrote in 1639,…suggests that the board affects the upper weight, which it does not touch, by its ubication, or whereness.
- 1866, T.N. Harper, Peace through Truth, Ser. i., 212:
- The terminus ad quem is already existing, and merely receives a new ubication.
- 1892 August 5th, Standard:
- The constant identity of the ubication and direction of the lines [in Mars] proved their connection with the soil.
- 1952, Applied Mechanics Reviews, №?, page 103/2:
- The ubication of such a joint should be obtained as the point of intersection of the three planes normal to the directions of the lines joining the joint considered with the other three.
condition or fact of being in, or occupying, a certain place or position