a partially shaped mass of molten glass.
a hollow tube of plastic to be formed into a hollow object, as a bottle, by blow molding.
Also, paraison.

1825–35; < French paraison, derivative of parer to prepare < Latin parāre

parisonic [par-uh-son-ik] , adjective Unabridged
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parison (ˈpærɪsən)
an unshaped mass of glass before it is moulded into its final form
[C19: from French paraison, from parer to prepare]

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Differences in the living arrangements of the aged must also be borne in mind in any com-parison.
There is no existing or proposed federal regulation for summary and com parison.
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