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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 addition to a "do-no-harm" ethic, geotourism seeks to enhance prospects for sustainable development based on the specific character of a given place rather than on standardized international branding, generic architecture and food, etc.
Once there, users can chat and find out more about a given place, or post their own impressions.
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.
The same goes for matters strictly local--questions, for example, of what architecture or block planning is most suitable for a given place.
at view was lost in the 1960s when the timber oat gave way to the abattoir, which in its turn has given place to smart new Fusion Point oces and the rapidly rising Cardiand Vale Community College.
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.
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.
To remind, new jami had to be built on crossroads of Mahatma Gandhi and Kasymaly Bayalinov streets, however it turned out later that given place was inappropriate for construction of a large building.
The person with the most check-ins at a given place, such as Starbucks, is awarded the title of mayor.
and my own is that mine is more generalized: for a given pathogen in a given place, there is a single reservoir.
More seriously, Dudek wrote: "A lot of the guys talk about when they saw or were at any given place a photo was taken, and the memories it brings back to them.
Until one forms a present intention to remain in a given place indefinitely into the future, one's previous domicile is not lost; he remains legally domiciled in that place.