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Definitions of parallel:

part of speech: verb transitive

To place so as to be parallel: to correspond to:- pr. p. paralleling or or parallelling; pa. p. paralleled or parallelled.

part of speech: noun

A line equally distant at all points from another line; resemblance.

part of speech: verb transitive

To place or lay in the same direction, equally distant at all points; correspond to; equal.

part of speech: noun

A line always equidistant from another: a line marking latitude: likeness: a comparison: counterpart: ( mil.) in pl. the trenches, generally dug parallel with the outline of the fortress.

part of speech: adjective

Lying side by side, and having always an equal distance from one another; having the same direction; equal in all essential points; like; similar.

part of speech: verb

To place or set so as to be parallel; to equal; to resemble; to compare.

part of speech: adjective

Lying side by side; extended in the same direction and equally distant from each other at all points; as, parallel lines; having the same course; similar; corresponding.

part of speech: adjective

Side by side: ( geom.) extended in the same direction and equidistant in all parts: with the same direction or tendency: running in accordance with: resembling in all essential points: like or similar.

part of speech: noun

A line which is equidistant from another line throughout its whole length; a line on the globe marking latitude; anything equal to another in all essentia] particulars; resemblance; a comparison made.

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