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Parallel

Meanings and phrases

parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
adj.
  1. being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting
  2. of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations

parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. something having the property of being analogous to something else; analogue; analog
  2. an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator; latitude; line of latitude; parallel of latitude
  3. (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes)

parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
v.
  1. be parallel to
  2. make or place parallel to something; collimate
  3. duplicate or match; twin; duplicate

Parallel Lives

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a collection of biographies of famous pairs of Greeks and Romans written by Plutarch; used by Shakespeare in writing some of his plays

parallel axiom

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. only one line can be drawn through a point parallel to another line; Euclid's fifth axiom

parallel bars

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights; bars
E.g.
  • The first is a straddled Healy twirl on parallel bars.
  • Liukin won the silver medal in the all-around and on the parallel bars.
  • Pete, wearing nothing on his upper body, shows off for Saadia, giving her a private demonstration of his skills on the parallel bars.

parallel circuit

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a closed circuit in which the current divides into two or more paths before recombining to complete the circuit; shunt circuit

parallel interface

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously; parallel port

parallel of latitude

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator; latitude; line of latitude; parallel

parallel operation

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. the simultaneous execution of two or more operations; simultaneous operation

parallel port

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. an interface between a computer and a printer where the computer sends multiple bits of information to the printer simultaneously; parallel interface

parallel processing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. simultaneous processing by two or more processing units; multiprocessing
E.g.
  • Graphs of this sort occur in the theory of parallel processing in computers.
  • Pivotal's Greenplum database product uses massively parallel processing (MPP) techniques.
  • The first version, VP1, was the basis of its parallel processing multimedia OS and platform, TAOS.

uneven parallel bars

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
n.
  1. a pair of parallel bars set at different heights; used in women's gymnastics; uneven bars

runs parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Interstate 5 runs parallel to the hills on the east.
  • It runs parallel to east Chao Phraya river all the route.

running parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The airfield consisted of a single runway, running parallel to Wirui Beach.
  • East of town, the highway turns north running parallel to the AuTrain River Basin.
  • Interstate 280 lies just north of Downtown, running parallel to New Jersey Transit rail operations.

roughly parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Running roughly parallel to Lunedale to the south is Baldersdale.
  • Running roughly parallel to Baldersdale to the north is Lunedale.
  • It flows westward for its entire course, roughly parallel to the North Fork.

parallel universe

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This parallel universe came to be known as "Artelius".
  • Gaines concludes that he has slipped into a parallel universe.
  • Most of the story is set in the parallel universe affected by this history.

run parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The suspension cables run parallel, in the plane of the arches.
  • All gels are divided into lanes that run parallel through the gel.
  • These two ranges run parallel to each other in east-west direction.

parallel lines

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Fifth position should form two parallel lines with your feet.
  • Pen and ink drawings often use hatching – groups of parallel lines.
  • The research was proceeding along parallel lines across the Atlantic.

parallel north

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • The border was then dropped about 50 miles to the 36th parallel north.
  • Its totality figures at least part of the year south of the 25th parallel north.
  • The −5 all-time low is uniquely mild for European locations on the 59th parallel north.

parallel between

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Some authors draw a parallel between Berkeley and Edmund Husserl.
  • This is the most explicit parallel between Harry Perkins and Tony Benn.
  • Several authors have drawn a parallel between FGM and cosmetic procedures.

parallel to each

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • These two ranges run parallel to each other in east-west direction.
  • The Zamiaceae have more than one central vein, and they are parallel to each other.
  • The two lines ran parallel to each other from Krauchenwies station through the royal park.

ran parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • In 1966, the border with Jordan ran parallel to Shmuel HaNavi Street.
  • The river Derwent ran parallel to City Road and formed one of the boundaries.
  • The old road ran parallel and approximately 30 kilometres south of the present road.

parallel world

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • They are like windows into a parallel world.
  • However, unlike many games, each route in the game is a parallel world.
  • This allows them both to go to a parallel world where magic is ordinary to all.

parallel computing

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • This area of research is known as parallel computing.
  • It can be especially problematic in parallel computing.
  • Security and parallel computing were cited among the future research targets.

almost parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It forks into Old Queen's Road which runs almost parallel with it for some part.
  • A lateral twist involves the man slightly tipping the lady to twist almost parallel to the ground.
  • The river flows due north, almost parallel with the Great Northern Highway and discharges into the Panton River.

parallel universes

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • At that exact moment, their parallel universes intersected and altered the course of the "future" forever.
  • "Helter Skelter" was a storyline by Garth Ennis, featuring an invasion of Mega-City One by an alliance of villains from parallel universes.
  • For example, Victor J. Stenger remarks that Murray Gell-Mann's published work explicitly rejects the existence of simultaneous parallel universes.

massively parallel

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • Pivotal's Greenplum database product uses massively parallel processing (MPP) techniques.
  • PARATEC is designed primarily for a massively parallel computing platform, and can run on serial machines.
  • The full structure with positions of all reconstructed atoms has also been confirmed by massively parallel computation.

parallel south

Pronunciation American British Australian Indian
E.g.
  • It is the only land mass on the 59th parallel south.
  • 6th parallel south The 6th parallel south is a circle of latitude that is 6 degrees south of the Earth's equatorial plane.
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