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perm         

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      n  
1    a hairstyle produced by treatment with heat, chemicals, etc. which gives long-lasting waves, curls, or other shaping,   (Also called (esp. formerly))    permanent wave  
2    the act of giving or receiving such a hairstyle  
      vb  
3    tr   to give a perm to (hair)  
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perm          [2]  
      n      short for       permutation       4  

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permutation  
      n  
1      (Maths)  
a    an ordered arrangement of the numbers, terms, etc., of a set into specified groups  
the permutations of a, b, and c, taken two at a time, are ab, ba, ac, ca, bc, cb     
b    a group formed in this way. The number of permutations of n objects taken r at a time is n!/(n--r)!,   (Symbol)    nPr     (Compare)        combination       6  
2    a combination of items made by reordering  
3    an alteration; transformation  
4    a fixed combination for selections of results on football pools,   (Usually shortened to)    perm         
     (C14: from Latin permutatio, from permutare to change thoroughly; see mutation)  
  permutational      adj  


perm          [1]  
      n  
1    a hairstyle produced by treatment with heat, chemicals, etc. which gives long-lasting waves, curls, or other shaping,   (Also called (esp. formerly))    permanent wave  
2    the act of giving or receiving such a hairstyle  
      vb  
3    tr   to give a perm to (hair)  
perm          [2]  
      n      short for       permutation       4  
Perm     (Russian)  
      n   a port in W Russia, on the Kama River: oil refinery; university (1916). Pop.: 1032000 (1995 est.),   (Former name (1940--62))    Molotov  

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Perm            (Russian)  
      n   a port in W Russia, on the Kama River: oil refinery; university (1916). Pop.: 1032000 (1995 est.),   (Former name (1940--62))    Molotov  


perm   [1]  
      n  
1    a hairstyle produced by treatment with heat, chemicals, etc. which gives long-lasting waves, curls, or other shaping,   (Also called (esp. formerly))    permanent wave  
2    the act of giving or receiving such a hairstyle  
      vb  
3    tr   to give a perm to (hair)  
perm   [2]  
      n      short for       permutation       4  

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