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Pascal British & World English

A high-level structured computer programming language used for teaching and general programming

Pascal, Blaise British & World English

(1623–62), French mathematician, physicist, and religious philosopher. He founded the theory of probabilities and developed a forerunner of integral calculus, but is best known for deriving the principle that the pressure of a fluid at rest is transmitted equally in all directions. His Lettres Provinciales (1656-7) and Pensées (1670) argue for his Jansenist Christianity

Pascal in pascal British & World English

The SI unit of pressure, equal to one newton per square metre (approximately 0.000145 pounds per square inch, or 9.9 × 10−6 atmospheres)

Pascal in Pascal British & World English

A high-level structured computer programming language used for teaching and general programming

pascal British & World English

The SI unit of pressure, equal to one newton per square metre (approximately 0.000145 pounds per square inch, or 9.9 × 10−6 atmospheres)

PASCAL in Pascal British & World English

A high-level structured computer programming language used for teaching and general programming

Pascal's wager British & World English

The argument that it is in one’s own best interest to behave as if God exists, since the possibility of eternal punishment in hell outweighs any advantage in believing otherwise

Pascal's triangle British & World English

A triangular array of numbers in which those at the ends of the rows are 1 and each of the others is the sum of the nearest two numbers in the row above (the apex, 1, being at the top)


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