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Golf an estimated standard score for a hole or course that a good player should make



Abbr. for “planed all round.”


On drawings, abbr. for paragraph.

PAR lamp

PAR lamp
A reflector lamp, usually incandescent, with a thick glass envelope, the back interior side of which has a parabolic shape with a reflective coating; used with a lensed front of the envelope to provide desired spread of the light beam.
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GROWTH and success are par for the course at the Marriott Forest of Arden Hotel and Country Club which has made two new top appointments.
Diminished expectations are par for the course for this exhibition, which most agree has lost its compass.
While it would be inaccurate to say that adverse outcomes of any frequency are considered to be "acceptable," they are not uncommonly looked upon as par for the course.
As we are seeing both the numbers of online browsers and buyers increase every year, we wanted to provide our tech savvy customers with an enjoyable and seamless way to do their holiday shopping-- it was par for the course to implement a gift finder feature that would not only enhance the online customer experience but make searching for the ideal gift that much easier," said Rob Levy, managing director of Electricshopping.
Sure enough, he ran up EUR80,000 expenses but for heaven's sake, he's a politician, that's par for the course.