Par - Science


  • Parabolic aluminized reflector light, or Parabolic aluminized reflector or "PAR light", a type of floodlight
  • Participatory Action Research, research methodology
  • Phased array radar
  • Photosynthetically active radiation, measurement of the amount of photosynthetically active wavelengths in light
  • Population attributable risk, the difference in rate of a condition between an exposed population and an unexposed population
  • Possible Allergic Reaction, warning accompanying some E number encodings for food additives
  • Precision Approach Radar, military instrument approach system
  • Pro Action Replay, brand of expansion cartridges for various home video game consoles
  • Protease-activated receptor, cell receptor that is activated by cleavage
  • Peak-to-average ratio
  • Pseudoautosomal region, Homologous DNA sequences on X and Y chromosmes
  • PAR the IATA airport code covering all airports in Paris, France
  • PolyADP ribosylation, the addition of one or more ADP-ribose moieties to a protein
  • Proven Acceptable Range, Known good operational window of any parameter that has been developed through experiment.

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