$1 meaning

[Computer]
<programming> The first positional parameter in shell programming and related languages. Occurrences of $1 are replaced by the first actual argument provided by the user when the shell script is run. $2 is replaced by the second argument, and so on up to $9.

You may have arrived at this entry by following a URL like "http://foldoc.org?$1", which is actually a template used to generate pointers to FOLDOC definitions by replacing "$1" with the term to be defined, e.g. in a wiki interwiki map.

Examples

  1. mexico needed $1 billion to avoid defaulting on loans to new york banks.
  2. $1 in cash held in bank vaults is not counted as part of the money supply.

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