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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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The drama imparts a ritualistic thank you to its employees within the boiler plate message.
The Appellate Term further noted that under paragraph 17 (also a standard boiler plate provision) no written notice of default need be served where there has been a default in the payment of rent.
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At present, the commissioners and the engineer and prosecutor, are working together on what Dunlap called a boiler plate road-use deal.
This boiler plate request for proposal (RFP) has been used by large and small telecommunications companies in the US and Latin America including incumbent network operators making the switch to softswitch.
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Also, the Fast Forward boiler plate has been added to this version.
The Valley District Will Provide The boiler Plate Front-end Specifications (instructions To Bidders, General Conditions, Etc.
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Plans and Progress : The design of a shellfish hatchery is boiler plate.
In the release dated July 10, 2006, the boiler plate for Insite Technologies is corrected to read:
A wood boiler plate will be established and will provide input for schools and other communal buildings nearby.