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  2  definitions  found 
  From  Webster's  Revised  Unabridged  Dictionary  (1913)  [web1913]: 
  Templet  \Tem"plet\,  n.  [LL.  templatus  vaulted,  from  L.  templum  a 
  small  timber.]  [Spelt  also  {template}.] 
  1.  A  gauge,  pattern,  or  mold,  commonly  a  thin  plate  or  board, 
  used  as  a  guide  to  the  form  of  the  work  to  be  executed; 
  as  a  mason's  or  a  wheelwright's  templet. 
  2.  (Arch.)  A  short  piece  of  timber,  iron,  or  stone,  placed  in 
  a  wall  under  a  girder  or  other  beam,  to  distribute  the 
  weight  or  pressure. 
  From  WordNet  r  1.6  [wn]: 
  n  :  a  model  or  standard  for  making  comparisons  [syn:  {template}, 

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