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Parallel Meaning and Definition in Dictionary

Definitions from Wordnet 2.0


  • something having the property of being analogous to something else
  • an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
  • make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway"
  • be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
  • duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
  • being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"
  • of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing"

Definitions from Wiktionary


  • something having the property of being analogous to something else ,
  • an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator

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Wikipedia Meaning and Definition on 'Parallel'


  • Parallel: running programs in parallel Parallel Sysplex, a cluster of IBM mainframes Parallel communication Parallel port Parallel ATA Parallel circuits, as opposed
  • Parallel computing: Parallel computing is a type of computation in which many calculations or the execution of processes are carried out simultaneously. Large problems can
  • Parallel key: "Parallel (music)" redirects here. For parallel voices, see Melodic motion. For parallel chords, see Parallel harmony. In music, a major scale and
  • Parallel (geometry): see Parallel (disambiguation). "Parallel lines" redirects here. For other uses, see Parallel lines (disambiguation). In geometry, parallel lines
  • Parallel communication: In computer science, parallel communication is a method of conveying multiple binary digits (bits) simultaneously. It contrasts with serial communication
  • Parallel universe: Parallel universe may refer to: Multiverse, the set of multiple universes The many-worlds interpretation of quantum physics Possible world, a construct
  • Parallel Extensions: Parallel Extensions was the development name for a managed concurrency library developed by a collaboration between Microsoft Research and the CLR team
  • Embarrassingly parallel: In parallel computing, an embarrassingly parallel workload or problem (also called perfectly parallel or pleasingly parallel) is one where little or no
  • Parallel bars: Parallel bars is an apparatus used by gymnasts in artistic gymnastics. Gymnasts may optionally wear grips when performing a routine on the parallel bars
  • Parallel manipulator: A parallel manipulator is a mechanical system that uses several computer-controlled serial chains to support a single platform, or end-effector. Perhaps

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* I am sailing out along parallel 32.5 to stress that this is the Libyan border. This is the line of death where we shall stand and fight with our backs to the wall. (On planning confrontation with US Sixth Fleet in Mediterranean) - Muammar Qaddafi

* To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart - and to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love. - Karl von Bonstetten


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