how to pronounce par

pɑːɹ

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meanings of par

noun:

  1. Abbreviation of parish.
  2. The allotted number of strokes to reach the hole.
  3. Abbreviation of parenthesis.
  4. Equal value; equality of nominal and actual value; the value expressed on the face or in the words of a certificate of value, as a bond or other commercial paper.
  5. Equality of condition or circumstances.
  6. Initialism of photosynthetically-active radiation.
  7. Initialism of precision approach radar.
  8. Initialism of periodic automatic replenishment: in inventory control, a fixed quantity of an item that must be kept on hand to support daily operations.
  9. Abbreviation of paragraph.
  10. An amount which is taken as an average or mean.
  11. A hole in which a player achieves par.
  12. Alternative form of parr (“young salmon").

adjective:

  1. Abbreviation of parallel.
  2. Initialism of planed all round: of timber, planed on all sides as opposed to rough sawn.

preposition:

  1. By; with.

verb:

  1. To reach the hole in the allotted number of strokes.

name:

  1. A village and beach near St Austell in Cornwall, England (OS grid ref SX0753).

words with pronunciation similar to par

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