Definitions for "Dummy"
Keywords:  mock, unprinted, layout, blank, mockup
An imitation or copy of something, to be used as a substitute; a model; a lay figure; as, a figure on which clothing is exhibited in shop windows; a blank paper copy used to show the size of the future book, etc.
A set of pages showing the position of illustrations and text, size, form and number of pages as they are to appear in the final document.
A sample layout that shows the position of graphics and text for the final printed piece. Also, a blank layout showing general look and size of a piece.
Fictitious or sham; feigned; as, a dummy watch.
A sham package in a shop, or one which does not contain what its exterior indicates.
One who plays a merely nominal part in any action; a sham character.
Keywords:  pacifier, baby, feedings, suck
Pacifier (for a baby)
a pacifier (for babies to suck on between feedings)
Keywords:  knob, lever, latching, door, hardware
A knob or lever used on a door with no integral latching mechanism. Commonly used on bi-fold and french doors. Dummy knobs and levers do not require a standard hole to be drilled in the door, as they are attached from each side of the door.
A term used to describe a stationary piece of door hardware that does not provide any latching or security function for the door.
Non-functional door hardware. In door pairs, the inactive door will often have a dummy lever or knob set. (See Inactive Door.)
having the appearance of being real but lacking capacity to function; "a dummy corporation"
Dummy is a fictional mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. His first appearance was in New X-Men #135, created by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely.
Dummy is a fictional character, a DC Comics supervillain. He first appeared in LEADING COMICS #1, and is primarily an arch-foe of the Golden Age Vigilante.
Keywords:  declarer, idler, partner, useless, lead
(1) partner of declarer;(2) that player's cards, exposed on the table after the opening lead.
declarer's partner. Dummy does not participate in the play. After the bidding is completed and the opening lead is made, dummy places his cards face-up on the table, sorted into suits, and they are played by declarer.
In bridge, the dummy is that player whose hand is being played by the declarer. Far from being useless to the other players, the dummy is now free to mix a few drinks. See: IDLER WHEEL.
Same as blind.
Score allowed for an absent player; see also "blind score".
Dummy is a 2002 drama film/comedy film written and directed by Greg Pritikin. It starred Adrien Brody, Milla Jovovich, Illeana Douglas, Vera Farmiga and Jared Harris. The original music score is composed by Mike Ruekberg .
Dummy, released in 1994, was the debut album of the Bristol-based group Portishead. Building on the promise of their earlier EP, "Numb", it helped to cement the reputation of Bristol as the capital of "trip hop", a nascent genre which was then often referred to simply as "the Bristol sound". Fellow travellers along this experimental path included Massive Attack, Tricky and the record label, A Cup of Tea, who were exploring the margins of hip-hop, soundtracks and jazz just as their fellow Bristolians Smith and Mighty, Rip, Rig and Panic (featuring Neneh Cherry) and The Pop Group had pushed the boundaries of dub, funk and punk before them.
Keywords:  silent, noiseless, mute, attack, engine
Silent; mute; noiseless; as a dummy engine.
Give someone the silent treatment. Attack someone.
See Comp/Comprehensive.
A term used to describe the preliminary assemblage of copy and art elements to be reproduced in the desired finished product; also called a comp.
Reference for a mannequin most commonly used to describe the headless, legless and armless upholstered dressmaker form. (From Martin M. Pegler)
Slang term for the trustee in an undisclosed trust situation where a nominee holds legal title of property for an unnamed principal.
wally [slang
Keywords:  bumper
A bumper
The base or zero end of a tape or chain, as in "hold dummy at the face of the curb."
In a regression analysis, a dummy (or dummy variable) is used to capture an explanatory variable that is either on (with a value of one) or off (zero). For example, in a gravity equation, the coefficient on a common-language dummy would measure the effect on trade flow between two countries of their sharing a common language.
it A special use of the PERSONAL PRONOUN it used in references to time and the weather: It is raining It's five o'clock Also called PROP IT. See also
Keywords:  diagram, rough, hide, proofs, elements
A rough form of any document.
A small, detailed page diagram showing where all elements go.
show HIDE A rough diagram of a planned spread.
Keywords:  dumb, one
One who is dumb.
Keywords:  foolish, ignorant, person
an ignorant or foolish person
A cathode used for removal decomposition of impurities from electroplating solutions.
Keywords:  barge, pier, floating, connected
A floating barge connected with a pier.
Keywords:  dolt, witted, thick, person
A thick-witted person; a dolt.
An FPA function, of which the functionality should not be specified or constructed but is available because that has been undertaken outside of the project.
Keywords:  invaluable, pacing, learn, matter, tool
an invaluable tool to learn about pacing and timing, and the importance of front matter
A locomotive with condensing engines, and, hence, without the noise of escaping steam; also, a dummy car.
adj. pertaining to any type of non-active device applied for aesthetic purposes
model or dress form used in draping or for displaying garments
Keywords:  fourth, dealt, hand, exposed, extra
The fourth or exposed hand when three persons play at a four-handed game of cards.
An extra hand dealt face up on the table.
Keywords:  editor, manager
Manager, editor, etc.
Keywords:  player, defenders, goal, draw, game
the player who puts his cards on the table before the game starts and takes no further part in the game.
a player with no power
When a player without the ball moves toward the goal to draw defenders.
describes a feature which is included to satisfy a logical or structural requirement of a routine Return
Keywords:  clay, sand, stemming, hole, bag
A bag filled with sand, clay, etc., used for stemming a charged hole.
Keywords:  talk, person
a person who does not talk
Keywords:  conceal, identity, someone, acting, his
Individual acting in the place of someone else in order to conceal his or her identity.
Keywords:  figure, human, representing, form
a figure representing the human form