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Related to placeable: call on, pertaining, proceed with, errs, antagonising


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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Its pediment is crowned by three small ivory figures, of which two--representing Andrea Palladio and Inigo Jones--are perhaps for most visitors more readily recognisable and placeable than the third, the Roman baroque sculptor Francois du Quesnoy.
The operator station can be removed for easier setup and the receiving cage is lightweight aim hand placeable to receive tooling at the end of the burst.
This balance, be it found, denotes entranced writs of significance, scaled to our knowable, placeable names.
In this way, "politics" is treated as if it were a placeable substance, activity, process, or something that can also be studied from a distance.