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  Definition of parallel
  1. something having the property of being analogous to something else
  2. an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
  3. make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway"
  4. be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
  5. duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
  6. being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"
  7. of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing"
Similar Words: analogue, analog, latitude, line of latitude, parallel of latitude, collimate, twin, duplicate

 

See Also: comparable, symmetrical, symmetric

 

Hyponyms: polar circle, horse latitude, tropic

 

Derivational Morphology: analogue, analog, counterpart, similitude, twin

 

Language Translations:
Chinese: 平行   Dutch: evenwijdig  
Esperanto: paralela   Finnish: rinnakkainen  
French: parallèle   German: parallel  
Greek: παράλληλος   Hungarian: párhuzamos  
Italian: parallelo   Japanese: 平行  
Korean: 평행의   Polish: równoległy  
Portuguese: paralelo   Russian: параллельный  
Spanish: paralelo   Swedish: parallell  
 
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