Adjective "Template" Definition and Examples




    1. a pattern, mold, or the like, usually consisting of a thin plate of wood or metal, serving as a gauge or guide in mechanical work.

    2. anything that determines or serves as a pattern; a model: You can use my notes as a template for employee evaluations.

    3. Building Trades. a horizontal piece, as of timber or stone, in a wall, to receive and distribute the pressure of a girder, beam, or the like.

    4. Shipbuilding. either of two wedges in each of the temporary blocks forming the suppo


    "strands can be template."