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Parasol

Parallel Systems Object Language.

An object-oriented language which supports network and parallel computing. It has modules and exceptions.

["The Parasol Programming Language", R. Jervis <hjervis!rbj@uunet.uu.net>, Dr Dobbs J, Oct 1993, pp. 34-41].

Parasol

An umbrella form on top of a Chinese pagoda.
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Forests of greenery spill over from the window-boxes and pretty, parasoled tables at the front bear fresh flowers in champagne bottles.
The Waterdine, which sits right on the banks of the river Teme, has a lovely garden, full of parasoled tables, and looks out on to a beautiful wooded hill.
They also do every aspect of the whole garden-visit shebang so well - there's a well-stocked nursery with not only interesting plants for sale (there was a beautiful deep maroon rose I still kick myself for not getting) but also all sorts of tempting terracotta pots (Cretan and Spanish), a tearoom with parasoled tables under the trees (and a parrot to keep you company) and a friendly restaurant where we had a good lunch.