an extinct pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius, once found in great numbers in North America, noted for its sustained migratory flights.
a gregarious North American pigeon, Ectopistes migratorius: became extinct at the beginning of the 20th century
[pas-pahr-too; French pahs-par-too] /ˌpæs pɑrˈtu; French pɑs parˈtu/ noun, plural passe-partouts [pas-pahr-tooz; French pahs-par-too] /ˌpæs pɑrˈtuz; French pɑs parˈtu/ (Show IPA) 1. something that passes everywhere or provides a universal means of passage. 2. a master key; skeleton key. 3. an ornamental mat for a picture. 4. a method of framing in which a piece […]
[pahs-pyey] /pɑsˈpyeɪ/ noun, plural passepieds [pahs-pyey, -pyeyz] /pɑsˈpyeɪ, -ˈpyeɪz/ (Show IPA) 1. a lively dance in triple meter popular in France in the 17th and 18th centuries. 2. a dance form in moderately fast 3/8 or 3/4 meter, occasionally constituting part of the 17th- and 18th-century instrumental suite. /pɑːsˈpjeɪ/ noun (pl) -pieds (-ˈpjeɪ) 1. a […]
language The variant of Pascal used by the UCSD p-system environment. Pascal-P has extended string and array operations, random-access files and separate compilation. It uses P-code intermediate code and is available from Pecan. (1994-11-02)
[“Pascal-m: A Language for Loosely Coupled Distributed Systems”, S. Abramsky et al in Distributed Computing Systems, Y. Paker et al eds, Academic Press 1986, pp. 163-189]. (1994-11-02)