Translation of placeholder in Spanish:

placeholder

Pronunciation: /ˈpleɪshəʊldər; ˈpleɪshəʊldə(r)/

noun/nombre

  • 1 [Mathematics/Matemáticas] 1.1 (zero) cero (masculine) a la derecha
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    • The use of zero as a placeholder was probably first developed by the Babylonians, possibly as early as 1500 BCE.
    • It emphasises the use of zero as a placeholder.
    1.2 (symbol) marcador (masculine) de posición
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    • The HTML files contain placeholders for data that will be substituted in at runtime.
    • With the Impress files created, I needed to replace my graphic image placeholders with the actual image.
    • But even users of low-end databases can benefit from using placeholders because they ensure strings will be quoted correctly, even if they contain quotation marks or apostrophes.
  • 2 (in sentence) [Linguistics/Lingüística] elemento (masculine) gramatical sin significado
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    • According to this model, readers process text in parallel at several levels of analysis, which mesh the ease of identification with the role of function words as structural placeholders.
    • The it in suffice it to say is an impersonal or indefinite pronoun, one that functions as a grammatical placeholder without supplying much real meaning.

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