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English → Indonesian (Kamus Landak) Definition: parallel paralel
English → Indonesian (quick) Definition: parallel garis lintang sejajar, persamaan, sejajar, sejalan
English → English (WordNet) Definition: parallel parallel v 1: be parallel to; “Their roles are paralleled by ours” 2: make or place parallel to something; “They paralleled the ditch to the highway” [syn: collimate] 3: duplicate or match; “The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse” [syn: twin, duplicate] [also: parallelling, parallelled] parallel n 1: something having the property of being analogous to something else [syn: analogue, analog] 2: an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator [syn: latitude, line of latitude, parallel of latitude ] [also: parallelling, parallelled] parallel adj 1: being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; “parallel lines never converge”; “concentric circles are parallel”; “dancers in two parallel rows” [ant: perpendicular, oblique] 2: of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; “parallel processing” [also: parallelling, parallelled]
English → English (gcide) Definition: Parallels Parallel \Par"al*lel\, a. [F. parall[`e]le, L. parallelus, fr. Gr. ?; para` beside + ? of one another, fr. ? other, akin to L. alius. See Alien.] 1. (Geom.) Extended in the same direction, and in all parts equally distant; as, parallel lines; parallel planes. [1913 Webster] Revolutions . . . parallel to the equinoctial. --Hakluyt. [1913 Webster] Note: Curved lines or curved planes are said to be parallel when they are in all parts equally distant. [1913 Webster] 2. Having the same direction or tendency; running side by side; being in accordance (with); tending to the same result; -- used with to and with. [1913 Webster] When honor runs parallel with the laws of God and our country, it can not be too much cherished. --Addison. [1913 Webster] 3. Continuing a resemblance through many particulars; applicable in all essential parts; like; similar; as, a parallel case; a parallel passage. --Addison. [1913 Webster] Parallel bar. (a) (Steam Eng.) A rod in a parallel motion which is parallel with the working beam. (b) One of a pair of bars raised about five feet above the floor or ground, and parallel to each other, -- used for gymnastic exercises. Parallel circles of a sphere, those circles of the sphere whose planes are parallel to each other. Parallel columns, or Parallels (Printing), two or more passages of reading matter printed side by side, for the purpose of emphasizing the similarity or discrepancy between them. Parallel forces (Mech.), forces which act in directions parallel to each other. Parallel motion. (a) (Mach.) A jointed system of links, rods, or bars, by which the motion of a reciprocating piece, as a piston rod, may be guided, either approximately or exactly in a straight line. --Rankine. (b) (Mus.) The ascending or descending of two or more parts at fixed intervals, as thirds or sixths. Parallel rod (Locomotive Eng.), a metal rod that connects the crank pins of two or more driving wheels; -- called also couping rod, in distinction from the connecting rod. See Illust. of Locomotive, in App. -- Parallel ruler , an instrument for drawing parallel lines, so constructed as to have the successive positions of the ruling edge parallel to each other; also, one consisting of two movable parts, the opposite edges of which are always parallel. Parallel sailing (Naut.), sailing on a parallel of latitude. Parallel sphere (Astron. & Geog.), that position of the sphere in which the circles of daily motion are parallel to the horizon, as to an observer at either pole. Parallel vise, a vise having jaws so guided as to remain parallel in all positions. [1913 Webster]


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