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Other users have misspelling parallel as:

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  1. paralel 7.68%
  2. parrallel 3.35%
  3. parralel 3.15%
  4. parellel 2.56%
  5. Other 83.26%

Definitions of parallel


  1. something having the property of being analogous to something else
  2. (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes)
  3. an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator


  1. being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting
  2. of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations


  1. make or place parallel to something
  2. duplicate or match
  3. be parallel to

Examples of parallel

  1. In 1850 Joy and Edward Wilson patented twin boilers working in parallel within the same casing.
  2. The opposite change occurs in what are termed fastigiate varieties, where the branches, in place of assuming more or less of a horizontal direction, become erect and nearly parallel with the main stem as in the
  3. There is already one clear parallel between them.

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