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Meaning of PARLANCE

Pronunciation:  'pârluns

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  a manner of speaking that is natural to native speakers of a language
 

PARLANCE is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: idiom
 
 See Also: expression, formulation

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Par"lance\, n. [OF., fr. F. parler to speak. See
{Parley}.]
Conversation; discourse; talk; diction; phrase; as, in legal
parlance; in common parlance.

      A hate of gossip parlance and of sway.   --Tennyson.

 
Computing Dictionary
 
 Definition: 

A concurrent language.

["Parallel Processing Structures: Languages, Schedules, and Performance Results", P.F. Reynolds, PhD Thesis, UT Austin 1979].

 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: choice of words, composition, dialect, diction, expression, formulation, grammar, idiom, jargon, language, langue, lingo, lingua, locution, parole, personal usage, phrase, phraseology, phrasing, rhetoric, speech, talk, tongue, usage, use of words, usus loquendi, verbiage, wordage, wording
 

 

 

 

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