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Paisley

(pāz`lē), town (1991 pop. 84,330), Renfrewshire, W Scotland, on the White Cart Water, a stream. It has a thriving textile industry and is an extremely large producer of thread. Other manufactures are boilers, chemicals, and soap; food is processed. Patterned Paisley shawls were famous in the 19th cent. Paisley Priory (1163), later an abbey, holds the tombs of several members of Scottish royalty. It was burned by the English in 1307. The present building dates from the 15th cent.

Paisley

 

a city in Scotland, Great Britain, situated on the Cart River, a tributary of the Clyde. Population, 95,000 (1971). An industrial center of the Clydeside conurbation, Paisley has food and condiment, chemical, and woodworking industries and a textile industry manufacturing cotton threads and other goods. There is also machine building, producing, among other items, equipment for the textile and food industries.

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1. Bob. 1919--96, English footballer and manager
2. Rev. Ian (Richard Kyle). born 1926, Northern Ireland politician and Presbyterian minister; cofounder (1972) and leader of the Ulster Democratic Unionist Party

Paisley

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an industrial town in SW Scotland, the administrative centre of Renfrewshire: one of the world's chief centres for the manufacture of thread, linen, and gauze in the 19th century. Pop.: 74 170 (2001)

PAISley

An operational specification language from Bell Labs.

["An Operational Approach to Requirements Specification for Embedded Systems", P. Zave, IEEE Trans Soft Eng SE-8(3):250-269 (May 1982)].
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