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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - (of e.g. lines or paths) not aligned in the same direction. Of or relating to the sequential performance of multiple operations.

Usage examples (12)
  • Adjective : parallel rows of trees. ,Canada and the U.S. have many parallel economic interests. ,a parallel circuit. ,Some computer systems join more...
  • Noun : a case history without a known parallel. ,These two cases have some parallel with each other
  • Verb (used with object) : The road parallels the river
  • Over and over we hear in voiceover or see in graphic display the "three principles," which are maddeningly, even defiantly, nonparallel: "respect for the individual,... for more
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