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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 form of computation in which many calculations are carried out simultaneously, operating on the principle that large problems can
  • Parallel universe: Parallel universe may refer to: Multiverse, the hypothetical set of multiple universes The many-worlds interpretation of quantum physics Possible world
  • 49th parallel: 49th parallel may refer to: 49th parallel north, a circle of latitude in the Northern Hemisphere 49th parallel south, a circle of latitude in the Southern
  • Antiparallel: (mathematics), the placement of parallel lines in relation to an angle Antiparallel (electronics), the polarity of devices run in parallel Antiparallel (physics)
  • Parallel (geometry): "Parallel lines" redirects here. For other uses, see Parallel lines (disambiguation). In geometry, parallel lines are lines in a plane which do not
  • Massively parallel (computing): "Massively parallel" redirects here. For other uses, see Massively parallel (disambiguation). In computing, massively parallel refers to the use of a
  • Parallel Extensions: Parallel Extensions was the development name for a managed concurrency library developed by a collaboration between Microsoft Research and the CLR team
  • Parallel bars: performing a routine on the parallel bars, although this is uncommon. The apparatus consists of two parallel bars that are held parallel to, and elevated above

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'Parallel' example sentence in quotations


* 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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Parallel Sample Sentences in News


  • Parallel Energy Trust Announces Fourth Quarter and Year-End 2014 Financial Results; the 2014 Year-End Reserve Report ...
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  • Cyprus draws Norway parallel after latest gas quest failure
    NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — Cyprus' president sought to draw a parallel with oil-rich Norway after the latest failure in the Mediterranean island nation's quest for gas. Read more on this news related to 'Parallel'
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