Template


Template

Template may mean:

*a stencil, pattern or overlay used in graphic arts (drawing, painting, etc) and sewing to replicate letters, shapes or designs
*a pre-developed page layout in electronic or paper media used to create new pages from the same design, pattern, or style
*Form letter, a standard letter in electronic or paper media used many times with details for individual recipients added

Computer science and information technology

*Template (programming), a tool for generic programming especially in the C++ language
*Template metaprogramming, a programming technique used by a compiler to generate temporary source code
*Template (software engineering), any processing element that can be combined with a data model and processed by a template engine to produce a result document
*Template (file format), a standardized file type used by computer software as a pre-formatted example on which to base other files, especially documents
*Template (word processing), a standard document containing layout and styles used to configure word processing software
*Style sheet or "master page" on which you can globally edit and format graphic elements and text common to each page of a document
*Web template, a master page used to produce web pages
*A main document from which mail merge documents are created

Manufacturing

*"Mechanical template", used to cut and shape a product, such as:
**a die (manufacturing)
**a mold
**a jig (tool)

Molecular genetics

*a strand of DNA which sets the genetic sequence of new strands
*a strand of RNA which translates genes into proteins

Miscellaneous

*Template (racing), a device used in car racing to ensure that the body of the race vehicle adheres to specifications

ee also

*Web template
*Template system (computing)
*Web template system


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  • template — UK US /ˈtempleɪt/ noun [C] ► a method or system that can be copied and used by others: serve/act as a template (for sth) »The deal will act as a template for future negotiations. provide/create/become a template (for sth) »Transport for London… …   Financial and business terms

  • Template — Tem plate, n. Same as {Templet}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • template — template. См. матрица. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • template — index pattern Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …   Law dictionary

  • template — 1670s, templet horizontal piece under a girder or beam, probably from Fr. templet weaver s stretcher, dim. of temple, which meant the same thing, from L. templum plank, rafter, also building for worship (see TEMPLE (Cf. temple) (1)). The meaning… …   Etymology dictionary

  • template — (izg. tèmplit) m DEFINICIJA inform. datoteka koja sadrži podatke o formatu dokumenta; upotrebljava se u programima za obradu teksta, proračunskim tablicama i dr.; predložak, obrazac, shema ETIMOLOGIJA engl …   Hrvatski jezični portal

  • template — (also templet) ► NOUN 1) a shaped piece of rigid material used as a pattern for processes such as cutting out, shaping, or drilling. 2) something serving as a model or example. ORIGIN probably from temple «a device in a loom for keeping the cloth …   English terms dictionary

  • template — [tem′plit] n. [altered (infl. by PLATE) < templet < Fr, dim. of temple < L templum, small timber, purlin, akin to TEMPLE1] 1. a pattern, usually in the form of a thin plate of metal, wood, plastic, etc., for forming an accurate copy of… …   English World dictionary

  • Template — Gabarit (mise en page) Un gabarit, souvent nommé en informatique Template (anglicisme utilisé en informatique pour désigner un modèle de conception de logiciel ou de présentation des données) est un patron de mise en page où l on place images et… …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Template — Templates (der englische Begriff für Schablonen), sind Vorlagen, die mit Inhalt gefüllt werden können. Verwendet wird der Begriff in der elektronischen Datenverarbeitung: für Dokumentvorlagen in Office Applikationen oder im Internet, siehe… …   Deutsch Wikipedia


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