[pahr-luh s] /ˈpɑr ləs/
Obsolete. clever; shrewd.
to a large extent; greatly.
dangerous or difficult
late 14c., late Middle English contraction of perilous.
[puh l-yahr-ee, pahrl-] /pəlˈyɑr i, pɑrl-/ noun 1. .
/parm/ Further-compressed form of param. This term is an IBMism, and written use is almost unknown outside IBM shops; spoken /parm/ is more widely distributed, but the synonym arg is favoured among hackers. Compare var. [Jargon File]
[pahr-muh; for 1 also Italian pahr-mah] /ˈpɑr mə; for 1 also Italian ˈpɑr mɑ/ noun 1. a city in N Italy, SE of Milan. 2. a city in NE Ohio. noun 1. (Italian) (ˈparma). a city in N Italy, in Emilia-Romagna: capital of the duchy of Parma and Piacenza from 1545 until it became part […]
The “Argonne macros” from Argonne National Laboratory. A package of macros written in m4 for portable parallel programming, using monitors on shared memory machines, and message passing on distributed memory machines. [E. Lusk et al, “Portable Programs for Parallel Processors”, HRW 1987. p4]. (ftp://research.att.com/netlib/parmacs).