[par-ak-see-uh l] /pærˈæk si əl/
making a small angle with and lying close to the axis of an optical system:
(physics) (of a light ray) parallel to the axis of an optical system
paraxial par·ax·i·al (pā-rāk’sē-əl)
Located alongside of the axis of a body or part.
paraxon par·ax·on (pā-rāk’sŏn’) n. A collateral branch of an axon.
[par-uh-zoh-uh n] /ˌpær əˈzoʊ ən/ Zoology noun 1. any member of a group of invertebrates comprising the phylum Porifera, the sponges. adjective 2. of or relating to a parazoan organism. /ˌpærəˈzəʊən/ noun (pl) -zoa (-ˈzəʊə) 1. any multicellular invertebrate of the group Parazoa, which consists of the sponges (phylum Porifera) Compare metazoan
(1 Chr. 26:18), a place apparently connected with the temple, probably a “suburb” (q.v.), as the word is rendered in 2 Kings 23:11; a space between the temple wall and the wall of the court; an open portico into which the chambers of the official persons opened (1 Chr. 26:18).
[pahr-boil] /ˈpɑrˌbɔɪl/ verb (used with object) 1. to boil partially or for a short time; precook. /ˈpɑːˌbɔɪl/ verb (transitive) 1. to boil until partially cooked, often before further cooking 2. to subject to uncomfortable heat v. late 14c., “to boil partially;” mid-15c., “to boil thoroughly,” from Old French parboillir “to boil thoroughly,” from Medieval Latin […]