[pur-luh-kyoo-shuh-ner-ee] /ˌpɜr ləˈkyu ʃəˌnɛr i/
adjective, Philosophy, Linguistics.
(of a speech act) producing an effect upon the listener, as in persuading, frightening, amusing, or causing the listener to act.
- Perl profiler
tool (pprof) A tool by Anthony Iano-Fletcher of Nottingham University, UK to profile, and collate data from, Perl scripts. Version: 1? Source posted on comp.lang.perl in mid-June 1993. (1993-06-17)
[per-loo-si-duh s] /pərˈlu sɪ dəs/ adjective, Meteorology. 1. (of a cloud) having transparent spaces between the elements.
[purm] /pɜrm/ Informal. noun 1. (def 4). verb (used with object) 2. to give (the hair) a . verb (used without object) 3. to apply a to the hair. [purm, pairm; Russian pyerm] /pɜrm, pɛərm; Russian pyɛrm/ noun 1. a city in the E Russian Federation in Europe, on the Kama River. /pɜːm/ noun 1. […]
prefix 1. (informal) indicating a fixed state: a perma-tan, perma-grin