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parison Line breaks: pari|son
Pronunciation: /ˈparɪs(ə)n/

Definition of parison in English:


A rounded mass of glass formed by rolling the substance immediately after removal from the furnace.
Example sentences
  • The extruded parison is cut to length and is robotically manipulated so that it fits between the open mold where the carrier is.


Early 19th century: from French paraison, from parer 'prepare', from Latin parare.

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