HyperDic: local

English > 5 senses of the word local:
ADJECTIVEalllocalrelating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area
pertlocalof or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood
alllocalaffecting only a restricted part or area of the body
NOUNartifactlocalpublic transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops
artifactlocal, local anesthetic, local anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, topical anaestheticanesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body
local > pronunciation
Soundslow'kahl
Rhymesabdominal ... zoological: 2115 rhymes with ahl...
English > local: 5 senses > adjective 1
Meaningrelating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area.
Examples
  • "local taxes"
  • "local authorities"
Oppositenationalconcerned with or applicable to or belonging to an entire nation or country
Spanishcomarcal, local
Catalancomarcal, local
Adverbslocallyby a particular locality
English > local: 5 senses > adjective 2, pert
MeaningOf or belonging to or characteristic of a particular locality or neighborhood.
Examples
  • "local customs"
  • "local schools"
  • "the local citizens"
  • "a local point of view"
  • "local outbreaks of flu"
  • "a local bus line"
Spanishlocal
Catalanlocal
Nounslocalitya surrounding or nearby region
English > local: 5 senses > adjective 3
Meaningaffecting only a restricted part or area of the body.
Example"local anesthesia"
Categorymedicine, medical specialtyThe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques
Narrowerlocalized, localisedConfined or restricted to a particular location
topicalpertaining to the surface of a body part
Oppositegeneralaffecting the entire body
Spanishlocal
Catalanlocal
Adverbslocallyto a restricted area of the body
English > local: 5 senses > noun 1, artifact
Meaningpublic transport consisting of a bus or train that stops at all stations or stops.
Example"the local seemed to take forever to get to New York"
Broaderpublic transportconveyance for passengers or mail / mail or freight
Oppositeexpress, limitedpublic transport consisting of a fast train or bus that makes only a few scheduled stops
English > local: 5 senses > noun 2, artifact
Meaninganesthetic that numbs a particular area of the body.
Synonymslocal anesthetic, local anaesthetic, topical anesthetic, topical anaesthetic
NarrowerLidocaine, XylocaineA local anesthetic (trade names Lidocaine and Xylocaine) used topically on the skin and mucous membranes
anesthylA mixture of methyl and ethyl chloride
antipruriticA substance that relieves / relieves or prevents itching
benzocaine, ethyl aminobenzoateA white crystalline ester used as a local anesthetic
butacaine, butacaine sulfateA white crystalline ester that is applied to mucous membranes as a local anesthetic
ethyl chlorideA colorless flammable gas used as a local surface anesthetic
procaine, EthocaineA white crystalline powder (trade name Ethocaine) administered near nerves as a local anesthetic in dentistry and medicine
tetracaineA crystalline compound used in the form of a hydrochloride as a local anesthetic
Broaderanesthetic, anaesthetic, anesthetic agent, anaesthetic agentA drug that causes temporary loss of bodily sensations
Spanishanestésico local
Catalananestèsic local

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