Pascal

Primary Meanings of Pascal

1.
n
French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)
2.
n
a programing language designed to teach programming through a top-down modular approach
Full Definitions of Pascal
1

n French mathematician and philosopher and Jansenist; invented an adding machine; contributed (with Fermat) to the theory of probability (1623-1662)

Synonyms:
Blaise Pascal
Example of:
mathematician
a person skilled in mathematics
philosopher
a specialist in philosophy
2

n a programing language designed to teach programming through a top-down modular approach

Type of:
programing language, programming language
(computer science) a language designed for programming computers

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