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In antitrust law, the practice of competitors of raising prices by roughly the same amount at roughly the same time, without engaging in a formal agreement to do so
Similarity of features between two species resulting from their having taken similar evolutionary paths following their initial divergence from a common ancestor
The state or condition of being parallel; agreement in direction, tendency, or character
The juxtaposition of two or more identical or equivalent syntactic constructions, especially those expressing the same sentiment with slight modifications, introduced for rhetorical effect
Agreement or similarity; resemblance; correspondence; analogy; likeness
The doctrine that matter and mind do not causally interact but that physiological events in the brain or body nonetheless occur simultaneously with matching events in the mind
A parallel position; the relation of parallels
essential likeness
Parallelism is the extent to which two or more different substances produce parallel dilution (titration) curves in an immunoassay Parallelism measurements are used to detect matrix effects in different substance solutions Parallelism is also used to measure the crossreactivity of a binder to substances similar in structure to the ligand
The view that mental and physical phenomena occur in parallel but that these simultaneities never involve causal interactions See dualism, preestablished harmony, occasionalism <Discussion> <References> Chris Eliasmith
Resemblance; correspondence; similarity
At her feet he bowed, he fell: Where he bowed, there he fell down dead
An evolutionary event where two identical changes occur independently For instance when two homologous sequences possess an isoleucine at a particular position, and both isoleucines are substituted for leucines The ancestral state is the same in both instances and the new character state is the same The difference between this type of event and a convergence lies in the identity of the ancestral state
A dualistic theory which asserts that both mind and brain are real, but that neither interact with each other
The quality or state of being parallel
A means of improving performance, and potentially fault tolerance, by allowing multiple processing tasks to proceed simultaneously Threads and server pools are two mechanisms for achieving parallelism
Ideas of equal importance deliberately given similar grammatical construction
{i} state of being equidistant at all points; correspondence, similarity
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the phrasing of language to balance ideas of equal importance
The view that the mental and physical realms co-occur but are not causally connected i e occasionalism and preestablished harmony
When two notes are a certain distance apart and move the same interval at the same time in the same direction A parallel third, for instance, would be when two notes are a third apart (C and E, for example), and they move, say, a step upward Parallel thirds and sixths are supposed to sound good, while parallel fifths and octaves are supposed to sound bad
Similarity of construction or meaning of clauses placed side by side, especially clauses expressing the same sentiment with slight modifications, as is common in Hebrew poetry; e
The condition of a surface, line, or axis equidistant at all points from a datum plane or axis
the independent origin of apparently similar apomorphies from the same plesiomorphy
Having the same direction or nature
Literary device in which grammatical or semantic elements repeat Parallelism is commonly classified as synonymous, antithetical, or synthetic, following the system of Robert Lowth in the 18th century These categories are not always adequate, but they do offer a starting point For example, Psalm 18: 8 is an example of synonymous parallelism: "Smoke went up from his nostrils / and devouring fire from his mouth / glowing coals flamed forth from him" (NRSV) Note that the repeated meanings are not identical, but rather seem to build on one another Some other types of parallelism include chiastic and staircase
balance; parallel structure, or balanced structure, is important in order to make your writing read smoothly Ex
two or more expressions that share traits, whether metrical, lexical, figurative, or grammatical, and can take the form of a list
Several agents acting at the same time independently, simultaneous computation similar to that which happens within living systems
A Backup feature that enables the Backup server to back up save sets from several clients, or many save sets from one client, at the same time Parallelism is also available during recovers
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similarity by virtue of correspondence
Elements of similar rhetorical importance in similar grammatical patterns (The use of equivalent grammatical forms or matching sentence structures to express equivalent ideas )
When the writer establishes similar patterns of grammatical structure and length For instance, "King Alfred tried to make the law clear, precise, and equitable " The previous sentence has parallel structure in use of adjectives However, the following sentence does not use parallelism: "King Alfred tried to make clear laws that had precision and were equitable "
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(n) An orientation control for geometric dimensioning and tolerancing Parallelism is a condition in which a surface or an axis is equidistant at all points from a datum plane or datum axis, respectively The distance between the feature and the datum is the tolerance value given in the control frame
Parallelism means using the same grammatical structures for coordinated words, phrases, and clauses For example, the following sentence contains parallelism: Before the school year begins, I need to shop for new clothes, get a haircut, and buy school supplies
Belongs to the work of hermeneutics, which is the science of interpretation It is the relationship between two or more sentences or clauses that correspond in similarity There are essentially three types of Parallelism: 1 Synonymous, Antithetic, and Synthetic Synonymous Parallelism deals with pairs such as earth, dust; enemy, foe; Jacob, Israel; voice, speech; people, nations; and similar combinations See Psalm 2: 2-4
A literary device, common in the psalms, of either repeating or imaging one line of poetry with another that uses different words but expresses the same thought
When there is parallelism between two things, there are similarities between them. The last thing we should do is make any parallelism between the murderers and their victims. the state of being parallel with something
conscious parallelism
: In United States antitrust law, price fixing that occurs without direct communication between the participants, but where the participants instead intentionally follow one another in raising prices to maximize profits at the expense of competitive pricing
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Describing the processing of multiple tasks at the same time
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With a parallel relationship

The road runs parallel with the canal.

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To construct something parallel to something else
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To compare or liken something to something else
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Equally distant from one another at all points

The horizontal lines on my notebook paper are parallel.

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Having the same overall direction; the comparison is indicated with "to"

The two railway lines are parallel.

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One of a set of parallel lines
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to cause to correspond or lie in the same direction and equidistant in all parts
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something having the property of being analogous to something else
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parallel to: Of one thing, relative to another: Equally distant from at all points
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{f} be equal, be equivalent; correspond, be similar, be analogous
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A line parallel to the equator and connecting all places of the same latitude
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Extended in the same direction, and in all parts equally distant; as, parallel lines; parallel planes
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Extending in the same direction, everywhere equidistant (same distance apart), and not meeting (You'll hear this one in math class )
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A parallel is an imaginary line round the earth that is parallel to the equator. Parallels are shown on maps. the area south of the 38th parallel
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Also called a shunt Connected to the same pair of terminals, so that the current can branch out over two or more paths
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To equal; to match; to correspond to
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make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway"
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A form of data transmission in which the data is sent one byte at a time over several wires that each carry one byte In parallel transmission, all the bytes arrive simultaneously, as opposed to serial transmission in which bits arrive one by one
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Lying or extending alongside of one another and always at the same distance apart; continuously equidistant: said of two or more lines, surfaces, or concrete things
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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
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The concept of "parallel" represents a connection in a computer system in which the bits of a byte are transmitted over separate channels at the same time
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(Ticaret) The simultaneous performance of related activities or tasks, normally using different resources, that enables completing those activities faster than if they were done in a serial manner
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Of two or more (straight) lines, (flat) surfaces etc: Equally distant from one another at all points
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Several bits at the same time, over time (over multiple wires)
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To be parallel; to correspond; to be like
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to another conductor; called also multiple
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They are roughly parallel to the line of outer defenses of the fortress
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make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway" be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours" being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows" of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing
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Simultaneous computer data processing of the individual parts of a whole Parallel ports on microcomputers often connect with printing devices
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A type of circuit connection in which loads are connected side by side across a common voltage source Phase The instantaneous angular position which a sine wave occupies in its cycle The position is usually measured in degrees as referenced to zero and referred to as phase angle Polarity The positive and negative orientation of a source of power or signal
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an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
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be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
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At the back of your pc is a 25-pin parallel port which is used to transmit data between the PC and devices like printers and scanners, using a parallel cable The name parallel describes the way that data travels down more than one wire within the cable simultaneously, to increase the speed it can be transmitted at
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To make to conform to something else in character, motive, aim, or the like
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Opposed to series
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A circle on the surface of the earth, parallel to the plane of the equator and connecting all points of equal latitude, or a circle parallel to the primary great circle of a sphere or spheroid; also a closed curve approximating such a circle Also called parallel of latitude, circle of longitude See coordinate, table
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Continuing a resemblance through many particulars; applicable in all essential parts; like; similar; as, a parallel case; a parallel passage
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A line of latitude
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{s} equidistant, aligned, even, equal; analogous, similar
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In DC electrical circuits such as a battery bank or solar panel array, this is a connection where all negative terminals are connected to each other, and all positive terminals are connected to each other Voltage stays the same, but amperage is increased In AC circuits such as a wind generator alternator, each parallel coil is connected to common supply wires, again increasing amperage but leaving voltage the same Opposite of Series See also Star
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Aligned in the same direction
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One of a group of abstract lines on the surface of the earth formed by the latitude and longitude coordinate system: parallels represent lines of equal latitude Only the parallel at the equator is a great circle; other parallels are small circles (See related: meridian )
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par·al·lel parallels parallelling parallelled in AM, use paralleling, paralleled1. If something has a parallel, it is similar to something else, but exists or happens in a different place or at a different time. If it has no parallel or is without parallel, it is not similar to anything else. Readers familiar with English history will find a vague parallel to the suppression of the monasteries It's an ecological disaster with no parallel anywhere else in the world
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An arrangement of electrical components such that a current flows along two or more paths; see in parallel
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Of a path etc: To be parallel to something else
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{i} equidistant at all points; corresponding, similar
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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
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Something that occurs in parallel with something else occurs at the same time as it. Davies has managed to pursue his diverse interests in parallel with his fast-moving career. parallel bars parallel evolution parallel postulate uneven parallel bars
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Having the same direction or tendency; running side by side; being in accordance (with); tending to the same result; used with to and with
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If there are parallels between two things, they are similar in some ways. Detailed study of folk music from a variety of countries reveals many close parallels Friends of the dead lawyer were quick to draw a parallel between the two murders
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If two lines, two objects, or two lines of movement are parallel, they are the same distance apart along their whole length. seventy-two ships, drawn up in two parallel lines Farthing Lane's just above the High Street and parallel with it
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Loosely speaking, parallel implies a situation where multiple things can be done simultaneously, like having multiple check-out lines each serving people all at once Parallel connections are by their nature more expensive than serial ones, but usually faster Also, in a related use of the word, often multitasking computers are said to be capable of running multiple programs in parallel
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Lines that are in the same plane that do not intersect (cfRectangles Discussion)
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are joined to one conductor, and all negative poles, etc
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of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing
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duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"
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1) A circuit interconnection in that the source feeds several branch circuit components and interruption of current flow in one component does not stop current flow in another 2) A method of sending data where each digit of a digital word is sent at the same time over separate wires/connections
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Of a process etc: To be analogous to something else
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Parallel data communications send several bits over the connection (usually multiple physical wires) at once, as opposed to serial links which send one bit at a time Parallel connections are generally used for printers and for some high speed data connections
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A comparison made; elaborate tracing of similarity; as, Johnson's parallel between Dryden and Pope
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If one thing parallels another, they happen at the same time or are similar, and often seem to be connected. Often there are emotional reasons paralleling the financial ones His remarks paralleled those of the president. = echo
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A type of recording in which a byte or group of bytes are recorded simultaneously in a vertical line crossing all the tracks on the tape peripheral equipment Auxiliary memory, displays, printers, disc drives, tape drives and other equipment usually attached to the computer system CPU by controllers and cables (they are often packaged together in a desktop computer) printed circuit board (PCB) The circuit board with integrated circuits (chips) attached printed wire assembly (PWA) A completed circuit board with components installed (Same as PCB) printed wire board (PWB) A circuit board without components installed, also known as a bare board PRML Partial-response, maximum likelihood - advanced technology read channel that contributes to a faster data throughput rate protocol A set of rules governing the format of messages exchanged within a communications system
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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
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To produce or adduce as a parallel
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An aspect formed when two planets are in the same declination, that is, when they are the same distance north or south of the celestial equator Generally considered to operate much like the conjunction
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A line which, throughout its whole extent, is equidistant from another line; a parallel line, a parallel plane, etc
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During data transfer, the ability to transfer several things at the same time For example, transferring 8 data bits at once rather than one at a time as with "Serial" data transfers
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A means of communication in which 8 (or more) data paths are present, and an entire byte is transmitted at one time; bit 1 via path 1 and bit 8 via path 8 Printers generally use parallel communications Parallel ports are called LPT1, LPT2, etc Parallel ports are sometimes called "Centronics" ports, after the printer manufacturer that introduced the system See SERIAL
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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
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Both words share the same arguments so both relations are simultaneously true of each argument list (Tone `-', or ``-fe'' if an infinitive compound would supervene )
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being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"
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Anything equal to, or resembling, another in all essential particulars; a counterpart
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Parallel events or situations happen at the same time as one another, or are similar to one another. parallel talks between the two countries' Foreign Ministers Their instincts do not always run parallel with ours
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Two or more lines are said to be parallel if they are in the same plane, but never intersect Two or more planes are parallel if the planes never intersect See figure
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of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing"
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Given distinct lines in the plane that are infinite in both directions, the lines are parallel if they never meet Two distinct lines in the coordinate plane are parallel if and only if they have the same slope
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Direction conformable to that of another line, Conformity continued through many particulars or in all essential points; resemblance; similarity
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That arrangement of an electrical system in which all positive poles, electrodes, terminals, etc
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plural of parallelism
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    Hyphenation

    par·al·lel·i·sm

    Turkish pronunciation

    perılelîzım

    Pronunciation

    /ˈperəˌleˌləzəm/ /ˈpɛrəˌlɛˌlɪzəm/

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