nonlocal

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English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

non- +‎ local

Adjective[edit]

nonlocal (not comparable)

  1. In a way that is not local, or not specific to a location
    • 2009 January 16, Holland Cotter, “Black History, Alive in Washington”:
      In 1967 the Smithsonian Institution set up a satellite exhibition and research center here, the Anacostia Community Museum, which defines community in a nonlocal way.

Noun[edit]

nonlocal (plural nonlocals)

  1. One who is not a local; a stranger or foreigner.
  2. (computing) An identifier that is not locally scoped.