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1. a geographical point, such as a town, city, etc.
a. an open square lined with houses of a similar type in a city or town
b. (capital when part of a street name): Grosvenor Place
3. Maths the relative position of a digit in a number
4. Horse racing
a. Brit the first, second, or third position at the finish
b. US and Canadian the first or usually the second position at the finish
c. (as modifier): a place bet
5. Theatre one of the three unities
6. another place Brit Parliamentary procedure
a. (in the House of Commons) the House of Lords
b. (in the House of Lords) the House of Commons
7. the other place Facetious
a. (at Oxford University) Cambridge University
b. (at Cambridge University) Oxford University


A position corresponding to a given power of the base in positional notation. Also known as column.


Programming Language for Automatic Checkout Equipment.

["The Compiler for the Programming Language for Automatic Checkout Equipment (PLACE)", AFAPL TR-68-27, Battelle Inst, Columbus, May 1968].


A function in PageMaker and other applications that allows a selection of different types of text and graphics files to be inserted within the current document. Place is similar to the Import function in other programs, but may provide additional capabilities. For example, it may be able to maintain a link to a "placed" file rather than embedding it within the document. See import.
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In so doing, they highlight the vulnerabilities of the colonial project as well as the cultural work that can only be accomplished by literature's placeless travel.
Hence Relph's (1976b: 146) aphorism: "whether the world we live in has a placeless geography or a geography of significant places, the responsibility for it is ours alone".
Across the street, in MOCA's newly hung permanent collection, Andrea Fraser rubs herself against the 'sensuously curved' lobby wall of Gehry's Bilbao Guggenheim in Little Frank and His Carp (2001), making a mockery of placeless, private art museums.
At the same time, the rise of locative based services (LBS) in recent years has generated a renewed interest in 'shifting the focus away from placeless flows and back to geography' (Nitins and Collis, 2013: 69) in the field of social media research.
We may not be able to experience or appreciate it at the time, but it is a timeless, placeless, universal principle that affects and protects each and every one of us.
III Your otherworldly grounding of that boat From Spiritus Mundi or the Metaverse, Its anchor altar-caught, but still afloat In its own dimension but shored to ours Might have shape-shifted were I the witness To the this-worldly hull of a coffin ship, My father's father's father's out of Cobh-- Famine ballast, steerage matter, human scrap, Placeless in their passage from a centered place.
Placeless heaven full of disorderly remembrance, come, come in while my life is taking place.
and France, Norton made a definitive shift to painting per se, producing at first grotesque (though comically bright and squiggly) fantasy creatures tumbled together in quasi-patterned arrangements against placeless monochrome backgrounds.
At once global and placeless, Kaytranada's sound lives somewhere between it all.
Since then, much of the land around those lanes has been built over by an unplanned and illegible sprawl of culs-de-sac spreading out from Walmley, just the kind of dreadful and placeless development of which we have unthinkingly built too much.
Pretty much all of the work by Sinclair and Patrick Warner is placeless, presenting observations and conditions that are more universal or personal than place-specific.