pas•calPronunciation: (pa-skal', pä-skäl'), [key]
the SI unit of pressure or stress, equal to one newton per square meter. Abbr.:
Pas•calPronunciation: (pa-skal', pä-skäl'; Fr. pas-kal'), [key]
Blaise Pronunciation: (blāz; Fr. blez), [key]
1623–62, French philosopher and mathematician.
PASCALPronunciation: (pa-skal'), [key]
a high-level programming language, a descendant of ALGOL, designed to facilitate structured programming.
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