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English definition of “parallel”

parallel

adjective
 
 
/ˈpærəlel/
SAME DISTANCE If two or more lines are parallel, the distance between them is the same along all their length: The streets are parallel.Describing angles, lines and orientations
SIMILAR similar and happening at the same time: Parallel experiments are being conducted in both countries.Similar and the sameDescribing people with the same qualitiesSimultaneous and consecutiveOrder and sequence
(Definition of parallel adjective from the Cambridge Learners Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)
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