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Adjective parallel has 2 senses
  1. parallel - being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"
    perpendicular, normal, orthogonal, rectangular, right, oblique, bias, catacorner, cata-cornered, catercorner, cater-cornered, catty-corner, catty-cornered, kitty-corner, kitty-cornered, crabwise, sideways, diagonal, nonparallel
  2. parallel - of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing"
    asynchronous (indirect, via synchronous)
Noun parallel has 2 senses
  1. analogue, analog, parallel - something having the property of being analogous to something else
    --1 is a kind of similarity
    Derived form: verb parallel1
  2. latitude, line of latitude, parallel of latitude, parallel - an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
    --2 is a kind of line
    --2 has particulars: polar circle; horse latitude; tropic
Verb parallel has 3 senses
  1. parallel - be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
    --1 is one way to
    match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
    Derived form: noun parallel1
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
  2. parallel, collimate - make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway"
    --2 is one way to change, alter, modify
    Sample sentences:
    Somebody ----s something
    Something ----s something
  3. twin, duplicate, parallel - duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
    --3 is one way to match, fit, correspond, check, jibe, gibe, tally, agree
    Sample sentence:
    Something ----s something
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