from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. A unit of pressure equal to one newton per square meter.
- n. A high-level programming language designed to support structured programming and used in teaching, applications, and systems programming.
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- n. In the International System of Units, the derived unit of pressure and stress; one newton per square metre. Symbol: Pa.
After Blaise Pascal.(American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
Borrowing from French pascal. Named after the French scientist and philosopher Blaise Pascal. (Wiktionary)