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1 parallel /ˈperəˌlɛl/ adjective
1 parallel
/ˈperəˌlɛl/
adjective
Learner's definition of PARALLEL
used to describe lines, paths, etc., that are the same distance apart along their whole length and do not touch at any point
compare perpendicular
: very similar and often happening at the same time
computers : designed for a computer system in which very small pieces of information are sent over separate wires at the same time compare 1serial 4

— parallel

adverb
2 parallel /ˈperəˌlɛl/ noun
plural parallels
2 parallel
/ˈperəˌlɛl/
noun
plural parallels
Learner's definition of PARALLEL
[count] : a way in which things are similar : a shared quality or characteristic
[noncount] : something that is equal or similar usually used in negative statements
[count] : any one of the imaginary circles on the surface of the Earth that are parallel to the equator and that are shown as lines on maps
compare meridian

in parallel (with)

: at the same time and in a way that is related or connected
3 parallel /ˈperəˌlɛl/ verb
parallels; paralleled; paralleling
3 parallel
/ˈperəˌlɛl/
verb
parallels; paralleled; paralleling
Learner's definition of PARALLEL
[+ object]
: to be similar or equal to (something)
: to happen at the same time as (something) and in a way that is related or connected
: to be parallel to (something) : to go or extend in the same direction as (something)
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