parallel

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  • The length lay east to west or parallel to a river.
  • A railway on the west bank runs parallel to the canal for its entire length.
  • The structures were laid in groups of five parallel to each other.
  • The second condition means that there are no parallel lines.
  • Their works can be seen to parallel each other.
  • In it, men and women side-step in parallel lines.
  • If records are also not supported, parallel arrays can often be used instead.
  • It is also common practice to track labor hours in parallel with currency.
  • The building has many windows and a large awning runs parallel to one side.
  • The creek is paralleled by a county road for much of its course.
  • The creek is paralleled by a county road for most of its course.
  • The industrial revolution produced a parallel revolution in political thought.
  • The hill has wide ridge that runs north and south, paralleling the railway lines.
  • Secondary ice forms below the primary ice in a direction parallel to the direction of the heat flow.
  • The educational works were increased and expanded, paralleling increased government support for music education.
  • She wrote a novel whose story paralleled her own life.
  • They appeared now to be paralleling the course of the river a few hundred yards back from its bank. Cited from The Girl in the Golden Atom, by Raymond King Cummings
  • Another characteristic is the tail, which is often kept parallel to the back.
  • Many of the men working on this bridge had worked on the older structure paralleling it. Cited from American Adventures, by Julian Street
  • They are like windows into a parallel world.
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Meaning of parallel

  • noun (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes)
    parallels never meet
  • verb Be parallel to
    Their roles are paralleled by ours
  • verb Make or place parallel to something
    They paralleled the ditch to the highway
  • adjective Being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting
    parallel lines never converge, concentric circles are parallel, dancers in two parallel rows