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parallelism

Short Definition : state of being parallel; similarity; analogy

Definition
(noun) similarity by virtue of corresponding
Synonyms : correspondence

parameter

Short Definition : limit; independent variable; Ex. parameters of the problem; Ex. within the parameters of the budget

Definition
(noun) a constant in the equation of a curve that can be varied to yield a family of similar curves
Synonyms : parametric quantity

Definition
(noun) any factor that defines a system and determines (or limits) its performance
Definition
(noun) (computer science) a reference or value that is passed to a function, procedure, subroutine, command, or program
Synonyms : argument

Definition
(noun) a quantity (such as the mean or variance) that characterizes a statistical population and that can be estimated by calculations from sample data
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for parameter

parameter means perimeter means its a limit for its shape.
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by isabella swan

paramount

Short Definition : foremost in importance; supreme; CF. para-: beyond; above; Ex. paranormal

Definition
(adj) having superior power and influence
Example Sentence
  • the predominant mood among policy-makers is optimism

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paramount

paraMOUNT..(MOUNT EVEREST)..IS THE biggest mountain on the earth,so something SUPREME ,and BEYOND OUR REACH(LIKE MOUNT EVEREST) is paraMOUNT.
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by preetisoni2411

paramount movies is a hollywood movies production house and their movies are considered to the most supreme of all :) hence the meaning
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by sagacious_kartik

Something that is as important (pyaara) as mountain (mount)
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by bhardwajrk

PARAMOUNT Airways which is SUPREME among all,BEYOND the reach of other companies, and Flies ABOVE
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by Phanik12312

it can be remember like this.paramount-mount-amount-money.now everyone knows that money is most important then anything else.we r doing all this painstaking work for money.
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by gdabli

paramount -my one friend gf reads in paramount boarding school and he place her in the topmost superity than any other thing
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by santosh pokhrel

paramour

Short Definition : illicit lover

Definition
(noun) a woman's lover
Synonyms : fancy man

Definition
(noun) a woman who cohabits with an important man
Synonyms : concubine , courtesan , doxy

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paramour

Paramour sounds like Paraya mard (in Hindi Language) - indicates some kind of illegal relationship.
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by saikiran

para (Skt) means: other amorous (Eng) means: desire
paramour is: (illicit) desire on others.
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by garrulous

paramour sounds like PARA(parallel) aMOuR(love)... as in parallel love.. which connotes a secret or illicit love.. lame i accept :D
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by naveensabesan

par(per ,.throughly) +amour..means illicit..throughly illicit in behavior and relation ..so a throghly illicit lover....
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by preetisoni2411

Also similar to enamour- to love. paramour- to love a paraya
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by uttarasn

paranoia

Short Definition : psychosis marked by delusions of grandeur or persecution; N: ADJ: paranoid, paranoiac

Definition
(noun) a psychological disorder characterized by delusions of persecution or grandeur
Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paranoia

para+NOIa; NOI in tamil means some disease,and para means beyond or forethought. hence this can be considered as "some disease of thinking urself a grandeur"
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by aravindshankar

paranoia some what sounds like paranoid (people suffering from psychological disorder are considered as paranoid)
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by rkavvy29

In greek Para = out , Noia = Mind so mental disorder, Psychosis
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by animator

They are no actual.
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by shadip

PARANOIA = PARA + NOKIA(NOIA): Imagine NOKIA is paranoiac about iPhone.
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by praveendharia

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by tushar_mak

para means out and nokia means an automobile which effects mind when overly usedso out of mind...
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by isabella swan

paraphernalia

Short Definition : equipment; odds and ends used in a particular activity; personal belongings; Ex. photographic paraphernalia; CF. married woman's property exclusive of her dowry

Definition
(noun) equipment consisting of miscellaneous articles needed for a particular operation or sport etc.
Synonyms : appurtenance , gear

Mnemonics (Memory Aids) for paraphernalia

You remember this word by peripheral,means extra equipments..
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by gatz_funky

parap(her)(nalia) : here nalia in hindi means to take bath,so gals taking bath require a lot of extra stuff.
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by gre_10

second part of the word sounds like furniture...which reminds us of equipment
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by wingdeng

paraphernalia= parapher (fera far = marriage kar)+ n (and) + alia (giving equipments)= the people giving lots of dowry / gifts and equipments for the marriage
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by rajpt_007

(para+pherna+lia)imagine u r going for a theft(dhoom 2)u r asking ur partner did u take (PARAchute+PHERna ka(magnetic substance which rotates(pherna) and attracts guns+LIYA(did u take)
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by baddu

sound of "funnel" in between ....equipments
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by aman454

निजी सामग्री गहना (m) वस्त्र (m) साज साज-सामान (m)
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by krishnakant

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