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tem·plate

also tem·plet  (tĕm′plĭt)
n.
1. A pattern or gauge, such as a thin metal plate with a cut pattern, used as a guide in making something accurately, as in woodworking or the carving of architectural profiles.
2. Computers
a. A document or file having a preset format, used as a starting point for a particular application so that the format does not have to be recreated each time it is used: a loan amortization template for a spreadsheet program.
b. An overlay that fits over all or part of a keyboard and has labels describing the functions of each key within a particular application.
3. A horizontal piece of stone or timber used to distribute weight or pressure, as over a door frame.
4. Biochemistry A molecule of a nucleic acid, such as DNA, that serves as a pattern for the synthesis of a macromolecule, as of RNA.

[Probably from French templet, diminutive of temple, temple of a loom; see temple3.]
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template

(ˈtɛmplɪt) or

templet

n
1. (Tools) a gauge or pattern, cut out in wood or metal, used in woodwork, etc, to help shape something accurately
2. (Crafts) a pattern cut out in card or plastic, used in various crafts to reproduce shapes
3. (Building) a short beam, made of metal, wood, or stone, that is used to spread a load, as over a doorway
4. (Biochemistry) biochem the molecular structure of a compound that serves as a pattern for the production of the molecular structure of another specific compound in a reaction
[C17 templet (later spelling influenced by plate), probably from French, diminutive of temple3]
Collins English Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged, 12th Edition 2014 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1994, 1998, 2000, 2003, 2006, 2007, 2009, 2011, 2014

tem•plate

(ˈtɛm plɪt)

n.
1. a pattern, mold, or the like, usu. consisting of a thin plate of wood or metal, serving as a gauge or guide in mechanical work.
2. anything that determines or serves as a pattern; a model: You can use my notes as a template for employee evaluations.
3. a horizontal piece, as of timber or stone, in a wall, to receive and distribute the pressure of a girder, beam, or the like.
4. Genetics. a strand of DNA that serves as pattern for the formation of a complementary strand.
5. a flat strip, as of cardboard, placed on a computer keyboard to provide ready reference to software commands.
6. an electronic file with a predesigned, customized format and structure, as for a fax, letter, or expense report, ready to be filled in.
7. a marble base for a toilet.
Sometimes, tem′plet.
[1670–80; alter. of templet, appar. by falsely etymologizing final syllable as plate]
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.template - a model or standard for making comparisonstemplate - a model or standard for making comparisons
example, model - a representative form or pattern; "I profited from his example"
speech rhythm, rhythm - the arrangement of spoken words alternating stressed and unstressed elements; "the rhythm of Frost's poetry"
Based on WordNet 3.0, Farlex clipart collection. © 2003-2012 Princeton University, Farlex Inc.
Translations
šablona
mallinesapluuna
calibregabaritmatrice moléculaire bidimensionnellemodepatron
sablon
malplaatjesjabloon
formatmodel

template

templet (US) [ˈtemplɪt] Nplantilla f
Collins Spanish Dictionary - Complete and Unabridged 8th Edition 2005 © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1971, 1988 © HarperCollins Publishers 1992, 1993, 1996, 1997, 2000, 2003, 2005

template

[ˈtɛmpleɪt] n
(for cutting wood, metal, cloth, paper)patron m
(COMPUTING) [document, letter] → modèle m
(fig) (= model) → modèle m
Collins English/French Electronic Resource. © HarperCollins Publishers 2005

template

, templet
nSchablone f; (fig)Vorlage f; (Comput) → Dokumentvorlage f
Collins German Dictionary – Complete and Unabridged 7th Edition 2005. © William Collins Sons & Co. Ltd. 1980 © HarperCollins Publishers 1991, 1997, 1999, 2004, 2005, 2007

template

templet (Am) [ˈtɛmplɪt] nsagoma
Collins Italian Dictionary 1st Edition © HarperCollins Publishers 1995

tem·plate

n. patrón, molde.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012
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NOTE: See Pattern Pull-Out Section for piecing templates.