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Definition of paralel

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1. parallel [ a ] being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting
Examples: "parallel lines never converge" "concentric circles are parallel" "dancers in two parallel rows"

Used in print:

(Frank Getlein and Harold C. Gardiner, S.J., Movies,...)

The plane of the action in the scene is not parallel with the plane of the film in the camera or on the screen .

(Harry H. Hull, "The Normal Forces and Their Ther...)

A tape of cellulose_acetate is pulled between the blocks and the tape pulls the fluid or paste with it between the parallel faces of the blocks .

(Clement Greenberg, "Collage" in his Art and...)

The trompe-l'oeil illusion here is no_longer enclosed between parallel flatnesses , but seems to thrust through the surface of the drawing_paper and establish depth on top of_it .

Planes defined as parallel to the surface also cut through it into real space , and a depth is suggested optically which is greater than that established pictorially .

(Howard Fast, April Morning....)

Wherever you looked , you saw Committeemen running across the meadows , some away from the road , some toward it , some parallel to it ; and about a mile to the west a cluster of at_least fifty militia were making their way in our direction .

Synonyms parallel Related Terms oblique perpendicular nonconvergent antiparallel collateral comparable symmetrical

2. parallel [ n ] something having the property of being analogous to something else

Used in print:

(Ralph B. Long. The Sentence and Its Parts: A...)

There is a parallel to this tendency in the assignment of time in long known hymn tunes .

But the parallel is significant .

Synonyms parallel analogue analog Related Terms similarity analogy

3. parallel [ v ] be parallel to
Examples: "Their roles are paralleled by ours"

Used in print:

(Tristram P. Coffin, "Folklore in the American Twentieth...)

And their roles are paralleled by those of Patrick_Henry , Nathan_Hale , Andrew_Jackson , Davy_Crockett , Theodore_Roosevelt and many , many more .

Synonyms parallel Related Terms match analogue

4. parallel [ n ] an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator

Used in print:

(John Harnsberger and Robert P. Wilkins,...)

The trade in a_few commodities noted above was to grow in volume as a result of changes both north and south of the 49 th parallel .

Synonyms parallel line_of_latitude parallel_of_latitude latitude Related Terms line horse_latitude tropic polar_circle

5. parallel [ v ] make or place parallel to something
Examples: They paralleled the ditch to the highway."

Synonyms parallel collimate Related Terms change

6. parallel [ a ] (computer science) of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations
Examples: "parallel processing"

Synonyms in_parallel parallel Related Terms computer_science synchronous

7. parallel [ v ] duplicate or match
Examples: "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"

Synonyms duplicate parallel twin Related Terms match counterpart

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