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parison

noun par·ison \ˈparəˌsän\

Definition of parison

plural

-s

  1. :  even balance between the members of a sentence

parisonic

adjective

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Origin and Etymology of parison

Greek, neuter of parisos almost equal, evenly balanced, from par- 1para- + isos equal


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parison

noun par·i·son \ˈparəsən\
variants: less commonly

paraison

\", -rəˌzän\

Definition of parison

plural

-s

  1. 1 :  a gob of glass that has been partially shaped or molded into an object

  2. 2 :  a receptacle in a bottle-making machine from which the exact amount of metal for making a bottle is fed down

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Origin and Etymology of parison

French paraison, from parer to prepare


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