Parallel Synonyms & Definitions

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• ParallelDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. (n.) 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 series.
  2. (v. t.) To equal; to match; to correspond to.
  3. (n.) 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 page.
  4. (n.) A line which, throughout its whole extent, is equidistant from another line; a parallel line, a parallel plane, etc.
  5. (v. t.) To produce or adduce as a parallel.
  6. (v. i.) To be parallel; to correspond; to be like.
  7. (a.) Continuing a resemblance through many particulars; applicable in all essential parts; like; similar; as, a parallel case; a parallel passage.
  8. (n.) Direction conformable to that of another line,
  9. (n.) 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 fortress.
  10. (a.) Extended in the same direction, and in all parts equally distant; as, parallel lines; parallel planes.
  11. (n.) A comparison made; elaborate tracing of similarity; as, Johnsons parallel between Dryden and Pope.
  12. (v. t.) Fig.: To make to conform to something else in character, motive, aim, or the like.
  13. (n.) Anything equal to, or resembling, another in all essential particulars; a counterpart.
  14. (n.) Conformity continued through many particulars or in all essential points; resemblance; similarity.
  15. (a.) Having the same direction or tendency; running side by side; being in accordance (with); tending to the same result; -- used with to and with.
  16. (v. t.) To place or set so as to be parallel; to place so as to be parallel to, or to conform in direction with, something else.
  17. (n.) 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.

• Parallel transformerDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. () A transformer connected in parallel.

• Parallel standardsDefinition & Meaning in English

  1. () Two or more metals coined without any attempt by the government to regulate their values.