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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


Short "hint"

To be the same distance apart at all points; lines in the same direction that never meet or cross each other. Also: alike in some way.

Usage examples (39)
  • To resist the frigidity of old age one must combine the body, the mind and the heart - and to keep them in parallel vigor one must exercise, study and love.
  • parallel processing
  • parallel lines never converge
  • Like Ralmon, reading two science fiction books in parallel is out of the question. for more
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