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Dummy may refer to: Wikipedia does not have an article with this exact name. ... Wiktionary (a portmanteau of wiki and dictionary) is a multilingual, Web-based project to create a free content dictionary, available in over 150 languages. ...

  • pacifier, a rubber, plastic, or silicone nipple given to an infant or other young child to suck upon.
  • military dummies, fake military weapons, vehicles or buildings.
  • crash test dummy, a full-scale replica of a human being, weighted and articulated to simulate the behavior of a human body in an accident.
  • steam dummy or dummy engine, a steam engine enclosed in a wooden box to resemble a railroad passenger coach.
  • mannequin.
  • ventriloquism prop.
  • forgery.

In language and literature: A pacifier A pacifier (North American English), dummy (British, New Zealand, and Australian English) or soother (Canadian and Irish English), is a rubber, plastic, or silicone nipple given to an infant or other young child to suck upon. ... Military dummies are fake look-a-likes of the real stuff, constructed on purpose to deceive the enemy. ... Crash test dummies have saved many thousands of lives. ... A steam dummy or dummy engine, in the United States of America, was a steam engine enclosed in a wooden box structure made to resemble a railroad passenger coach. ... A wooden mannequin For other uses, see Mannequin (disambiguation). ... For the Batman villain, see Ventriloquist (comics). ... Forgery is the process of making or adapting objects or documents (see false document), with the intention to deceive. ...

  • Dummy pronoun.
  • ...For Dummies a publication series of instructional books.
  • A slang term for an idiot, derived from "dumb" or stupid.
  • Dummy is also a Brittish music magazine.

In sports: A dummy pronoun (or more formally expletive pronoun or pleonastic pronoun) is a type of pronoun used in non-pro-drop languages, such as English, when a particular argument of a verb (or preposition) is nonexistent, unknown, irrelevant, already understood, or otherwise not to be spoken of directly, but a... Cover of HTML 4 for Dummies. ...

In entertainment: Contract bridge, usually known simply as bridge, is a trick-taking card game of skill and chance (the relative proportions depend on the variant played). ... Dummy reversal (also known as reverse dummy) is a technique in the card game of contract bridge, when the declarer uses trump cards to ruff from the hand with longer trumps, and retains the trumps in the other hand to draw the opponents remaining trumps. ... William Ellsworth Dummy Hoy (May 23, 1862 - December 15, 1961) was an American center fielder in Major League Baseball. ... The position of the center fielder A center fielder, abbreviated CF, is the outfielder in baseball who plays defense in center field - the baseball fielding position between left field and right field (e. ... A Dummy is a football (soccer) terminology used to refer to a particular player deceiving the opposition into believing he is going to pass, shoot or receive the ball and instead doing something entirely different, thus gaining an advantage. ...

In programming, mathematics and electronics: Crash test dummies have saved lives of thousands. ... Dummy, released in 1994, was the debut album of the Bristol-based group Portishead. ... For the town, see Portishead, Somerset. ... Dummy is a 2002 drama film/comedy film written and directed by Greg Pritikin. ... “The Dummy” is an episode of the American television anthology series The Twilight Zone. ... The Twilight Zone title. ... Dummy is a fictional mutant in the Marvel Comics Universe. ... The X-Men are a group of comic book superheroes featured in Marvel Comics. ...

  • Dummy code, coding that's not used in the final product, but left in to avoid creating bugs.
  • Dummy data, data in a database, computer memory, or other repository used as a placeholder or for testing purposes only.
  • Dummy variable.
  • Dummy load, a term in radio frequency electronics.
  • Dummy file, files used to fit the space in data optical discs.



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