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Definition of Dummy

Dummy
Dummy Dum"my, a. [See Dumb.] 1. Silent; mute; noiseless; as a dummy engine. 2. Fictitious or sham; feigned; as, a dummy watch. Dummy car. See under Car.
Dummy
Dummy Dum"my, n.; pl. Dummies. 1. One who is dumb. --H. Smith. 2. A sham package in a shop, or one which does not contain what its exterior indicates. 3. 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. 4. (Drama) One who plays a merely nominal part in any action; a sham character. 5. A thick-witted person; a dolt. [Colloq.] 6. (Railroad) A locomotive with condensing engines, and, hence, without the noise of escaping steam; also, a dummy car. 7. (Card Playing) The fourth or exposed hand when three persons play at a four-handed game of cards. 8. A floating barge connected with a pier. --Knight. To play dummy, to play the exposed or dummy hand in cards. The partner of the dummy plays it.

Meaning of Dummy from wikipedia

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- Informatics, dummy data is benign information that does not contain any useful data, but serves to reserve space where real data is nominally present. Dummy data...
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