Found 4 items, similar to parallel.
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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”
3: duplicate or match; “The polished surface twinned his face
and chest in reverse”
n 1: something having the property of being analogous to
something else [syn: analogue
2: an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
, line of latitude
, parallel of latitude
adj 1: being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; “parallel
lines never converge”
; “concentric circles are
; “dancers in two parallel rows”
2: of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple
operations; “parallel processing”
English → English
, 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.
Revolutions . . . parallel to the equinoctial.
Note: Curved lines or curved planes are said to be parallel
when they are in all parts equally distant.
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.
When honor runs parallel with the laws of God and
our country, it can not be too much cherished.
3. Continuing a resemblance through many particulars;
applicable in all essential parts; like; similar; as, a
parallel case; a parallel passage. --Addison.
(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.
, or Parallels
(Printing), two or more
passages of reading matter printed side by side, for the
purpose of emphasizing the similarity or discrepancy
(Mech.), forces which act in directions
parallel to each other.
(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.
(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
(Naut.), sailing on a parallel of
(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.
, a vise having jaws so guided as to remain
parallel in all positions.
, v. t. [imp. & p. p. Paralleled
; p. pr.
& vb. n. Paralleling
1. To place or set so as to be parallel; to place so as to be
parallel to, or to conform in direction with, something
The needle . . . doth parallel and place itself upon
the true meridian. --Sir T.
2. Fig.: To make to conform to something else in character,
motive, aim, or the like.
His life is paralleled
Even with the stroke and line of his great justice.
3. To equal; to match; to correspond to. --Shak.
4. To produce or adduce as a parallel. [R.] --Locke.
My young remembrance can not parallel
A fellow to it. --Shak.
1. A line which, throughout its whole extent, is equidistant
from another line; a parallel line, a parallel plane, etc.
Who made the spider parallels design,
Sure as De Moivre, without rule or line ? --Pope.
2. Direction conformable to that of another line,
Lines that from their parallel decline. --Garth.
3. Conformity continued through many particulars or in all
essential points; resemblance; similarity.
Twixt earthly females and the moon
All parallels exactly run. --Swift.
4. A comparison made; elaborate tracing of similarity; as,
Johnson's parallel between Dryden and Pope.
5. Anything equal to, or resembling, another in all essential
particulars; a counterpart.
None but thyself can be thy parallel. --Pope.
6. (Geog.) One of the imaginary circles on the surface of the
earth, parallel to the equator, marking the latitude;
also, the corresponding line on a globe or map; as, the
counry was divided into North and South at the 38th
[1913 Webster +PJC]
7. (Mil.) One of a series of long trenches constructed before
a besieged fortress, by the besieging force, as a cover
for troops supporting the attacking batteries. They are
roughly parallel to the line of outer defenses of the
8. (Print.) A character consisting of two parallel vertical
lines (thus, ||) used in the text to direct attention to a
similarly marked note in the margin or at the foot of a
9. (Elec.) That arrangement of an electrical system in which
all positive poles, electrodes, terminals, etc., are
joined to one conductor, and all negative poles, etc., to
another conductor; -- called also multiple
. Opposed to
Note: Parts of a system so arranged are said to be
[Webster 1913 Suppl.]
. See under Limit
, v. t.
Parallel of altitude
(Astron.), one of the small circles of
the sphere, parallel to the horizon; an almucantar.
Parallel of declination
(Astron.), one of the small circles
of the sphere, parallel to the equator.
Parallel of latitude
(a) (Geog.) See def. 6. above.
(b) (Astron.) One of the small circles of the sphere,
parallel to the ecliptic.
, v. i.
To be parallel; to correspond; to be like. [Obs.] --Bacon.