placeholder definition

  • noun:
    • One who keeps an office or location, particularly:
    • a person who acts as a deputy or proxy.
    • one that holds an appointed company in a government.
    • In a mathematical or rational expression, symbolic which may be replaced by the name of any element of a set.
    • when you look at the decimal type of lots, a digit that is not significant.
    • some thing used or included briefly or as an alternative for a thing that just isn't understood or must stay general; what holds, denotes or reserves a spot for one thing ahead later on.
    • people authorized to do something for another
    • symbolic in a logical or mathematical appearance that can be changed by the name of any person in specified set

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