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].

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1. To assign a place to; to put in a particular spot or place, or in a certain relative position; to direct to a particular place; to fix; to settle; to locate; as, to place a book on a shelf; to place balls in tennis. "Upon my head they placed a fruitless crown." (Shak)

2. To put or set in a particular rank, office, or position; to surround with particular circumstances or relations in life; to appoint to certain station or condition of life; as, in whatever sphere one is placed. "Place such over them to be rulers." (Ex. Xviii. 21)

3. To put out at interest; to invest; to loan; as, to place money in a bank.

4. To set; to fix; to repose; as, to place confidence in a friend. "My resolution 's placed."

5. To attribute; to ascribe; to set down. "Place it for her chief virtue." (Shak) To place (a person), to identify him.

Synonyms: See Put.

Origin: Cf. F. Placer. See Place.

1. Any portion of space regarded as measured off or distinct from all other space, or appropriated to some definite object or use; position; ground; site; spot; rarely, unbounded space. "Here is the place appointed." (Shak) "What place can be for us Within heaven's bound?" (Milton) "The word place has sometimes a more confused sense, and stands for that space which any body takes up; and so the universe is a place." (Locke)

2. A broad way in a city; an open space; an area; a court or short part of a street open only at one end. "Hangman boys in the market place."

3. A position which is occupied and held; a dwelling; a mansion; a village, town, or city; a fortified town or post; a stronghold; a region or country. "Are you native of this place?" (Shak)

4. Rank; degree; grade; order of priority, advancement, dignity, or importance; especially, social rank or position; condition; also, official station; occupation; calling. "The enervating magic of place." "Men in great place are thrice servants." (Bacon) "I know my place as I would they should do theirs." (Shak)

5. Vacated or relinquished space; room; stead (the departure or removal of another being or thing being implied). "In place of Lord Bassanio."

6. A definite position or passage of a document. "The place of the scripture which he read was this." (Acts viii. 32)

7. Ordinal relation; position in the order of proceeding; as, he said in the first place.

8. Reception; effect; implying the making room for. "My word hath no place in you." (John viii. 37)

9. <astronomy> Position in the heavens, as of a heavenly body; usually defined by its right ascension and declination, or by its latitude and longitude.

<mathematics> Place of arms, the act of kicking the ball after it has been placed on the ground. Place name, the name of a place or locality. To give place, to make room; to yield; to give way; to give advantage. "Neither give place to the devil." . "Let all the rest give place." . To have place, to have a station, room, or seat; as, such desires can have no place in a good heart. To take place. To come to pass; to occur; as, the ceremony will not take place. To take precedence or priority. To take effect; to prevail. "If your doctrine takes place." . "But none of these excuses would take place." . To take the place of, to be substituted for.

Synonyms: Situation, seat, abode, position, locality, location, site, spot, office, employment, charge, function, trust, ground, room, stead.

Origin: F, fr. L. Platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. Platei^a a street, properly fem. Of platys, flat, broad; akin to Skr. Prithu, Lith. Platus. Cf. Flawn, Piazza, Plate, Plaza.

(01 Mar 1998)

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