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n. - That arrangement of an electrical system in which all positive poles, electrodes, terminals, etc., are joined to one conductor, and all negative poles, etc., to another conductor; -- called also multiple. Opposed to series. 2
a. - Extended in the same direction, and in all parts equally distant; as, parallel lines; parallel planes. 2
a. - Having the same direction or tendency; running side by side; being in accordance (with); tending to the same result; -- used with to and with. 2
a. - Continuing a resemblance through many particulars; applicable in all essential parts; like; similar; as, a parallel case; a parallel passage. 2
n. - A line which, throughout its whole extent, is equidistant from another line; a parallel line, a parallel plane, etc. 2
n. - Direction conformable to that of another line, 2
n. - Conformity continued through many particulars or in all essential points; resemblance; similarity. 2
n. - A comparison made; elaborate tracing of similarity; as, Johnson's parallel between Dryden and Pope. 2
n. - Anything equal to, or resembling, another in all essential particulars; a counterpart. 2
n. - One of the imaginary circles on the surface of the earth, parallel to the equator, marking the latitude; also, the corresponding line on a globe or map. 2
n. - One of a series of long trenches constructed before a besieged fortress, by the besieging force, as a cover for troops supporting the attacking batteries. They are roughly parallel to the line of outer defenses of the fortress. 2
n. - A character consisting of two parallel vertical lines (thus, ) used in the text to direct attention to a similarly marked note in the margin or at the foot of a page. 2
v. t. - To place or set so as to be parallel; to place so as to be parallel to, or to conform in direction with, something else. 2
v. t. - Fig.: To make to conform to something else in character, motive, aim, or the like. 2
v. t. - To equal; to match; to correspond to. 2
v. t. - To produce or adduce as a parallel. 2
v. i. - To be parallel; to correspond; to be like. 2

The word "parallel" uses 8 letters: A A E L L L P R.

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