Pronunciation: /ˈtɛm.plɪt/ Explain

A template is a pattern used as a guide in making something accurately. In encryption, a template can be used as a key to write a message in such a way that only someone with an identical template is likely to decrypt the message.


  1. McAdams, David E.. All Math Words Dictionary, template. 2nd Classroom edition 20150108-4799968. pg 176. Life is a Story Problem LLC. January 8, 2015. Buy the book

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McAdams, David E. Template. 12/21/2018. All Math Words Encyclopedia. Life is a Story Problem LLC. https://www.allmathwords.org/en/t/template.html.

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12/21/2018: Reviewed and corrected IPA pronunication. (McAdams, David E.)
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