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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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An individual is considered to reside in the Slovak Republic if they have available accommodation, which is not only for occasional use, and their intention to remain permanently in the given place of residence is apparent, taking into account all related facts and circumstances, including the individual's personal and economic ties to the Slovak Republic.
To draw as clear a link as possible between all-cause mortality (a term used to define the total number of deaths in a given place, irrespective of the causes) and obesity, the study excluded from the final data analysis any participants who died within 5 years of joining the study.
Spokesman KCCA Jamil Ahmed in a statement stated here on Monday that Khurram Manzoor,Fawad Alam, Asif Zakir and Akbar-u-Rehman had shown outstanding performance in the domestic cricket, but these players were not given place in the national team tour to England.
My son was kept away from the KP teams which also include recently visited Quaid-e-Azam Games in which overage players were given place instead of deserving young players, Riaz said while adding that his son had to won six matches in one day to get a chance to become part of Bannu team for the U-23 Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Games when he was given a chance after two of the selected players refuse to play.
As the years have passed, the triumphalism of victory has given place to a more contemplative approach.
A lunar eclipse lasts for a few hours, whereas a total solar eclipse lasts for only a few minutes at any given place, due to the smaller size of the moon's shadow.
The section 144 disallows assembly of five or more persons at a given place without hampering the civilian movement in the market places and streets.
You take pictures based on how you feel when you are in a given place at a given time and what you're trying to capture is not just that place but how it made you feel.
The manager explained that Google Maps would become more interesting if people who know a given place take the Street View images.
Now, after rethinking I have come to the conclusion that India's most popular Chief Minister should be given place in the parliamentary committee.
Geotourism" describes tourism that sustains or enhances the geographical character of a given place, including its environment, culture, aesthetics, heritage and the well-being of local residents.
There are festivals everywhere, no matter how hard the circumstances are in any given place,'' said Japanese actress-director Kaori Momoi, who is participating in Kawase's project.