)(n.) (1) Something that establishes or serves as a pattern for reference.
(3) A sheet of plastic with menus and command boxes drawn on it that you place on top of a digitizing tablet. You can select commands by pressing the digitizing tablet's pen against a command box or by positioning the cursor over a box and pressing one of the cursor keys.
(4) In spreadsheet and database applications, a template is a blank form that shows which fields exist, their locations, and their length. In spreadsheet applications, for example, a template is a spreadsheet in which all the cells have been defined but no data has yet been entered.
(7) A shortened term for a biometric reference template.
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