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boiler plate

[′bȯil·ər ‚plāt]
(computer science)
A commonly used expression or phrase that is stored in memory and can be copied into a word-processing document as needed.
(geology)
A fairly smooth surface on a cliff, consisting of flush or overlapping slabs of rock, having little or no foothold.
(hydrology)
A crusty, frozen surface of snow.
(metallurgy)
Flat-rolled steel, usually ¼ to ½ inch (6 to 13 millimeters) thick; used mainly for covering ships and making boilers and tanks. Also known as boiler steel.

boiler plate

1. Plates of steel used for making boilers and tanks.
2. The accessories and appurtenances associated with a boiler plant.
3. Those portions of the specifications that commonly apply to most buildings, so are commonly reproduced from one set of specifications to another.
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After 12 years of green coffee purchasing, coffee roasting, fixing building, and rebuilding many brands of espresso machines, and performing daily hands-on studies of extraction parameters while brewing espresso, I am confident in asserting once again that espresso extraction is both an art and a science which requires a lot more than the basic understanding and application of said boiler plate espresso brewing methods.
The presence of responses in the boiler plate messages is meant to imply a responsive, outward-looking corporate position.
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In his Encyclopedia of American Steam Traction Engines, Jack Norbeck writes: "The Nichols & Shepard steam traction engine had the most substantial boiler made, with the thickest boiler plate used in traction engine construction.
As an emergency action plan provider I know that many companies offer EAP's that are simply "boiler plate" exercises and will actually do little to enhance the safety of building occupants during an emergency.
In short, under the repealing pen of the Supreme Court, the constitutional entitlement so heavily supported by the people has been booted from the constitution and supplanted by boiler plate waiver forms in lawyer-client contracts.
Specifics of the Contract Work Plan/Appendix D and other pertinent information regarding contract expectations can be found in the attached Contract Boiler Plate (BP) and Invitation for Bid (IFB).
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Commission Chairman Jean Lidstone said the group did a site visit to Jones Crossing, which has "boiler plate" conditions, including that construction vehicles cannot park within 100 feet of the wetlands.
The contractor has the right to rely upon the specifications as being reasonably accurate, even if there are boiler plate warnings and disclaimers in the bid documents.
"The boiler plate is one eighth of an inch thick which means it could blow up.
They mold their services to your needs and don't shove a boiler plate of services at you that you don't need.