Definition of geofencing noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary



(also geo-fencing) noun
BrE BrE//ˈdʒiːəʊfensɪŋ//
; NAmE NAmE//ˈdʒiːoʊfensɪŋ//
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a technology which draws a virtual line around a physical area so that a signal can be sent to a mobile electronic device such as a phone inside this line or when this line is crossed Geofencing around shops means that as you pass a participating store you will receive promotional offers for goods and services within that store.