What is Local?

Local definition and meaning on Dictionary terms:

pertaining to or characterized by place or position in space; spatial.
pertaining to, characteristic of, or restricted to a particular place or particular places: a local custom.
pertaining to a city, town, or small district rather than an entire state or country: local transportation.
stopping at most or all stations: a local train.
pertaining to or affecting a particular part or particular parts, as of a physical system or organism: a local disease.
Medicine/Medical. (of anesthesia or an anesthetic) affecting only a particular part or area of the body, without concomitant loss of consciousness, as distinguished from general anesthesia.