place

  • 1 Place — (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space regarded as …

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  • 2 Place — Place, v. t. [imp. & p. p. {Placed}; p. pr. & vb. n. {Placing}.] [Cf. F. placer. See {Place}, n.] 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… …

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  • 3 PLACE — s. f. Lieu, endroit, espace qu occupe ou que peut occuper une personne, une chose. La place est remplie, prise, occupée. La place est vide. La place est trop petite pour deux. Il y a place pour vingt couverts. Mettre, ranger chaque chose à sa… …

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  • 4 PLACE — n. f. Lieu, endroit, espace qu’occupe ou que peut occuper une personne, une chose. La place est prise, occupée, vide. La place est trop petite pour deux. Il y a place pour vingt couverts. Mettre, ranger chaque chose à sa place, en sa place.… …

    Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 8eme edition (1935)

  • 5 Place — A place is a location in space.Place may refer to: *Place (mathematics), an equivalence relation defined on absolute values of an integral domain or field *Place (United States Census Bureau), defined as any concentration of population **Census… …

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  • 6 place — I. noun Etymology: Middle English, from Anglo French, open space, from Latin platea broad street, from Greek plateia (hodos), from feminine of platys broad, flat; akin to Sanskrit pṛthu broad, Latin planta sole of the foot Date: 13th century 1. a …

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  • 7 Place kick — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …

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  • 8 Place name — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …

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  • 9 Place of arms — Place Place (pl[=a]s), n. [F., fr. L. platea a street, an area, a courtyard, from Gr. platei^a a street, properly fem. of platy s, flat, broad; akin to Skr. p[.r]thu, Lith. platus. Cf. {Flawn}, {Piazza}, {Plate}, {Plaza}.] 1. Any portion of space …

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  • 10 Place theory (hearing) — Place theory is a theory of hearing which states that our perception of sound depends on where each component frequency produces vibrations along the basilar membrane. By this theory, the pitch of a musical tone is determined by the places where… …

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  • 11 Place-kick — v. t. & i. To make a place kick; to make (a goal) by a place kick. {Place kick er}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 12 Place-kicker — Place kick Place kick , v. t. & i. To make a place kick; to make (a goal) by a place kick. {Place kick er}, n. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …

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  • 13 Place-proud — a. Proud of rank or office. Beau. & Fl. [1913 Webster] …

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  • 14 Place Manner Time — is a term used in linguistic typology to state the general order of adpositional phrases in a language s sentences: to the store by car yesterday .It would seem that it is common among SVO languages.Fact|date=June 2007 English, French, and… …

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  • 15 Place Vendôme — For other uses, see Place Vendome (disambiguation). 1er Arrt …

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  • 16 Place de la Concorde — The Place de la Concorde is one of the major squares in Paris, France. It is located in the city s eighth arrondissement, at the eastern end of the Champs Élysées.HistoryThe Place was designed by Ange Jacques Gabriel in 1755 as a moat skirted… …

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  • 17 Place des Vosges — Paris streetbox arr num=3e, 4e streetname=Place des VOSGES x=140 y=82 paris arr1=IIIe arr2=IVe quarter=Archives . Arsenal . begins=rue de Birague, 11 bis ends=rue de Béarn, 1 length=140 m width=140 m creation=July 1605. denomination= area caption …

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  • 18 Place de l'Étoile — Paris streetbox test arr num=8e, 16e, 17e streetname=Place CHARLES DE GAULLE x=58 y=55 paris arr1=VIIIe arr2=XVIe arr3=XVIIe quarter=Champs Elysées. Faubourg du Roule. Chaillot. Ternes. begins= ends= length= 240 width= 240 creation= 1670… …

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  • 19 Place names in Irish — Many place names in Ireland in the English language are either anglicisations of those in the Irish language, or completely different, such as the name for the capital of Ireland, which in English is Dublin, but in Irish is Baile Átha Cliath. The …

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  • 20 Place de la Bastille — Paris streetbox arr num=4,11,12e streetname=Place de la BASTILLE x=156 y=99 paris arr1=IVe arr2=XIe arr3=XIIe quarter=Arsenal . Roquette . Quinze Vingts . begins= ends= length=215 width=150 width2=(average) creation= 27th June 1792 denomination=… …

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