co-location

colocate

[koh-loh-keyt]
verb (used with object), verb (used without object), colocated, colocating.
to locate or be located in jointly or together, as two or more groups, military units, or the like; share or designate to share the same place.
Also, co-locate.


Origin:
1965–70; co- + locate

colocation, co-location, noun
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networking
/koh'loh-kay`sh*n/ or /koh`loh-kay'sh*n/ (Or "colocation") Providing network connections such as Internet leased lines to several servers housed together in a server room. This is typically provided as a commercial service.
The hyphenated form is correct and the most common on the web, followed by "colocation". "collocation" (/ko`loh-kay'sh*n/, not /koh'-/), is an old word with a similar meaning. It is common in dictionaries and follows the pattern of other Latin-derived words like collect, college, and collate, but is least common on the web.
The verbal form is "to colocate" or "co-locate" (commonly /koh'loh`kayt/, also (US) /koh`loh'kayt/).
(2000-10-03)
The Free On-line Dictionary of Computing, © Denis Howe 2010 http://foldoc.org
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