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Par or PAR may refer to:

In golf

  • Par (score) is a predetermined number of strokes that a scratch golfer should require to complete a hole.
  • Par (golf scoring format), scoring format for golf used as an alternative to Stableford and stroke play

In television, video and on stage

In computing

  • Page address register
  • .par and .par2, Parchive file types containing recovery data used to fix other files
  • .par, file type associated with Solid Edge document
  • .par, platform archive files for Eclipse Virgo
  • Par (command), command to reformat paragraphs of text
  • Positive acknowledgment with re-transmission, TCP/IP method of reliable data transmission
  • Abbreviation for the Perl Archive Toolkit module for the Perl programming language. Uses the .par file name extension as well.

In culture

  • Par contract, a bridge contract that results from optimal bidding by both sides and which neither side could improve by further bidding
  • "Par Lenor", character played by Max Grodénchik in the Star Trek: The Next Generation episode "The Perfect Mate"
  • Par-T-One, Italian electroclash band led by Sergione Casu and Andrea Pareo
  • Par., an abbreviation of the Paralipomenon

In geography

In economics and organizations

  • Aragonese Party (Spanish: Partido Aragonés or "PAR"), political party which advocates the interests of Aragon within Spain
  • Haw Par Corporation, company responsible for Tiger Balm ointment, based in Singapore
  • Pan Am Railways, commonly abbreviated as "PAR"
  • Par Pharmaceutical, a manufacturer of generic drugs based in Woodcliff Lake, New Jersey, United States
  • Par value, financial term for the value of a security
  • Portuguese Association of Ryerson, Portuguese-Canadian Educational group
  • Pull to par, financial economics concept
  • Parkinson's Association of the Rockies, care and research not-for-profit organization

In medicine

  • Post anesthesia recovery, a hospital area where patients recover from anesthesia
  • Parkinson's Association of the Rockies, care and research not-for-profit organization

In science and technology

  • Parabolic aluminized reflector or "PAR light", a type of floodlight
  • Participatory Action Research, research methodology
  • Phased array radar
  • Photosynthetically active radiation, measurement of the amount of photosynthetically active wavelengths in light
  • Population attributable risk, a epidemiological value describing the excess incidence of disease in a community that is associated with a risk factor
  • Possible Allergic Reaction, warning accompanying some E number encodings for food additives
  • Precision Approach Radar, military instrument approach system
  • Pro Action Replay, brand of expansion cartridges for various home video game consoles
  • Protease-activated receptor, cell receptor that is activated by cleavage
  • Peak-to-average ratio
  • Pseudoautosomal region, Homologous DNA sequences on X and Y chromosmes
  • PAR the IATA airport code covering all airports in Paris, France
  • PolyADP ribosylation, a posttranslational modification of proteins that involves the addition of multiple ADP and ribose moieties
  • the ⅋ operator in linear logic

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  • Par — Par, n. [L. par, adj., equal. See {Peer} an equal.] [1913 Webster] 1. 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. [1913… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pär — ist als Variante von Per bzw. Peer ein skandinavischer, insbesondere schwedischer männlicher Vorname[1], abgeleitet vom griechischen Namen Petros (lateinisch Petrus). Weiteres zu Herkunft und Bedeutung des Namens siehe hier. Bekannte Namensträger …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Par — Cette page d’homonymie répertorie les différents sujets et articles partageant un même nom …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Par — steht für: Panzerabwehrrohr, siehe Panzerfaust Parabolic Aluminium Reflector, siehe PAR Scheinwerfer, ein Scheinwerfer in der Veranstaltungstechnik PAR1, PAR2, ein Dateiformat für Checksummen Peak to Average Ratio, das Verhältnis zwischen… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • PAR — steht für: Panzerabwehrrohr, siehe Panzerfaust Parabolic Aluminium Reflector, siehe PAR Scheinwerfer, ein Scheinwerfer in der Veranstaltungstechnik PAR1, PAR2, ein Dateiformat für Checksummen Partido Aragonés, eine spanische Regionalpartei… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Par — Par, prep. [F., fr. L. per. See {Per}.] By; with; used frequently in Early English in phrases taken from the French, being sometimes written as a part of the word which it governs; as, par amour, or paramour; par cas, or parcase; par fay, or… …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Par — Par, n. (Zo[ o]l.) See {Parr}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Par'a — Pa*r[ a] , n. 1. The southern arm of the Amazon in Brazil; also, a seaport on this arm. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] 2. Short for {Par[ a] rubber}. [Webster 1913 Suppl.] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • PAR — Préposition de lieu qui sert à marquer le mouvement et le passage. Il a passé par Paris, par Bordeaux. Il court par monts et par vaux. Voyager par eau, par mer, par terre. Aller par le monde. Il est toujours par les chemins, par voies et par… …   Dictionnaire de l'Academie Francaise, 7eme edition (1835)

  • PAR-30 — Ein PAR Scheinwerfer (Parabolic Aluminized Reflector) ist ein in der Veranstaltungstechnik häufig eingesetzter Scheinwerfer. PAR 30 Scheinwerfer mit vorgesetzter Frostfolie und Bodenstativ Es wird zwischen der ursprünglichen langen Form… …   Deutsch Wikipedia