[pask-flou-er] /ˈpæskˌflaʊ ər/
an Old World plant, Anemone pulsatilla, of the buttercup family, having purple, crocuslike flowers blooming about Easter.
a related plant, A. patens, having similar flowers: the state flower of South Dakota.
a purple-flowered herbaceous ranunculaceous plant, Anemone pulsatilla (or Pulsatilla vulgaris), of N and Central Europe and W Asia
any of several related North American plants, such as A. patens
[pas-kwil] /ˈpæs kwɪl/ noun 1. a pasquinade. [nash] /næʃ/ noun 1. John, 1752–1835, English architect and city planner. 2. Ogden, 1902–71, U.S. writer of humorous verse. 3. Also, Nashe. Thomas (“Pasquil”) 1567–1601, English dramatist, novelist, and satirical pamphleteer. /næʃ/ noun 1. John. 1752–1835, English town planner and architect. He designed Regent’s Park, Regent Street, and […]
[pas-kwuh-neyd] /ˌpæs kwəˈneɪd/ noun 1. a satire or lampoon, especially one posted in a public place. verb (used with object), pasquinaded, pasquinading. 2. to assail in a pasquinade or pasquinades. /ˌpæskwɪˈneɪd/ noun 1. an abusive lampoon or satire, esp one posted in a public place verb -ades, -ading, -aded, -quils, -quilling, -quilled 2. (transitive) to […]
robotics PAScal for RObots. [“PASRO – Pascal for Robots”, C. Blume et al, Springer 1985]. (1999-07-19)
[pas-uh-buh l, pah-suh-] /ˈpæs ə bəl, ˈpɑ sə-/ adjective 1. capable of being through, beyond, or over; fit to be traversed, penetrated, crossed, etc., as a road, forest, or stream. 2. adequate; acceptable: a passable knowledge of French. 3. capable of being circulated legally or having a valid currency, as a coin. 4. capable of […]