Definitions for placeholderˈpleɪsˌhoʊl dər

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Random House Webster's College Dictionary

place•hold•erˈpleɪsˌhoʊl dər(n.)

  1. a symbol in a mathematical or logical expression that may be replaced by the name of any element of the set.

    Category: Common Vocabulary, Math, Philosphy

Princeton's WordNet

  1. proxy, placeholder, procurator(noun)

    a person authorized to act for another

  2. placeholder(noun)

    a symbol in a logical or mathematical expression that can be replaced by the name of any member of specified set

Wiktionary

  1. placeholder(Noun)

    Something used or included temporarily or as a substitute for something that is not known or must remain generic; that which holds, denotes or reserves a place for something to come later.

    This is placeholder data, so youu2019ll want to include the real numbers as soon as you have them.

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