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Definitions and meanings of "Parallels"

What do we mean by parallels?

One of a set of parallel lines.

Direction conformable to that of another line.

A line of latitude.

An arrangement of electrical components such that a current flows along two or more paths; see in parallel.

Something identical or similar in essential respects.

A comparison made; elaborate tracing of similarity.

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.

A character consisting of two parallel vertical lines, used in the text to direct attention to a similarly marked note in the margin or at the foot of a page.

Two separate scenarios with the same line, act, meaning, etc. Often seen in tv shows like Andi Mack. Urban Dictionary

The alternate version of how your life is playing out. The negative to the positive. Urban Dictionary

Two lines that'll never intersect Urban Dictionary

1.(noun) The field between two lines that are parallel. 2.(noun) The activity within the field between two parallel lines. Urban Dictionary

One kick-ass fortnite team that hits the most insane shots in Fortnite. Urban Dictionary

The ability of an object to be parallel with another Urban Dictionary

If something has a parallel, it is similar to something else, but exists or happens in a different place or at a different time. A person or thing that corresponds to or has the same function as another person or thing in a different place or situation. Urban Dictionary

A chick with no tits or booty, thus if checked out from the side, you can draw two lines that don't intersect at any point prior or any point in the future. Urban Dictionary

When Drinkers and Stoners party together. Urban Dictionary

Someone who kills many people at once Urban Dictionary

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The word "parallels" in example sentences

Nor does any problem arise from identifying both Socrates's humanity and his animality, say, with Socrates himself, despite these particularised properties being instances of different universals, for this entirely parallels the fact that Socrates himself is an instance both of human-kind and of animal-kind ” indeed, ˜parallels™ is too weak a term on the present view, since on this view these two ways of talking reflect only a distinction of reason. ❋ Lowe, E. Jonathan (2009)

My MBP is small enough for travel (and I regularly write on economy flights without a problem), powerful enough to run video encoding, GIS and 3D software (some of these in parallels) plus anything else I throw at it, and has the advantage of being OSX. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Yes, but in your example one of the supposed parallels is literally several orders of magnitude worse than the other. ❋ Unknown (2010)

When my father told me the story of this ancestor, that was one of the first things I thought of -- that there were certain parallels to The ❋ Unknown (2010)

"People can connect it, and I saw certain parallels, maybe parallels I'd like to have seen in the United States," Eastwood says. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Your idea of historical parallels is about as extreme (and completely incorrect) as a right-whining homo-phobe can get! ❋ Unknown (2010)

While we're not trying to run that country, there are certain parallels that should be cause for concern. ❋ Unknown (2009)

Hopefully, Rose and Ten 2 returning will prove that mortals can defend the Earth, because it happens in parallels, so he'll be more willing to give up the day job. ❋ Rabid1st (2009)

He is less interested in parallels with contemporary philosophical sources of the self and the logical priority of discourse to consciousness, although he does compare Shaftesbury with Gadamer and Habermas. ❋ Unknown (2008)

You suggest that he is a great student of history, and a tactical genius, and certain parallels have been drawn between him and Mark Hanna. ❋ Unknown (2007)

Because there are certain parallels between that relationship and my current one, and not just because they were both tall lanky guys with good cheekbones, strong morals, and identical dress sense. ❋ Kisobel (2006)

The most significant of these parallels is that between ❋ Unknown (2006)

The funny thing is, I can see certain parallels between the baseball card industry and comics – declining sales, the loss of the next generation, bad distribution, creating a high end market at the expense of a mass audience, etc. ❋ Unknown (2005)

Although the Hebrew term parallels the name of a Canaanite god, there is no reason to think that Melchizedek served any deity other than Jehovah. ❋ Unknown (1973)

Page 12 running of historical parallels is "a sharp razor working deceitfully" in not a few hands. ❋ Unknown (1865)

[Andi Mack] stan: did you know that [Buffy] carries [Cyrus] once every season in Andi Mack? Broski 1: no way! Dang, the writers sure do love writing parallels in this show ❋ Bigyeeterz (2019)

When [Machlis] regresses each of them they find that though the mirror image world may look the same on the surface, it is bubbling underneath with [malevolence] and the very darkest of desires. Both Neil and Heather soon become addicted to the danger and uninhibited nature of the parallel and it rapidly takes its toll on them. We see the [pivotal] moments of their romance played out in the parallel with very different and very chilling outcomes. ❋ Launceston Elliot (2015)

[Parallel] [line]: __________________________________ __________________________________ ❋ ArmoForEVA (2005)

1. The parallelity of our lives made [contact] between us impossible. 2. The parallelity of their [ambition] made them [competitors]. ❋ Julian Steptoe (2007)

[Man], [I wish] I could [join] Parallel. ❋ Flexdpsd (2019)

I need to [check] the [parallelability] of those [boxes] ❋ Rumpleinkskin (2017)

Before, a guy named [Taufiq] was standing on top of the shoulder of a strong giant ape, but now, he is shrunk down to a tiny size and is standing on top of the shoulder of a strong female rock climber. I can see [the parallels]. Alex [Puccio], a very strong female rock climber with a ripped body has a tiny shrunken Taufiq standing on her shoulder, whereas before, it was King Kong who has Taufiq standing on his shoulder. Oh the parallels... ❋ Shrunken Taufiq (2022)

Damn [that chick] got [no tits] or ass! [That chick] be parallel. ❋ Larry (2004)

I don't need a drink, I just [smoked] [a joint], I'm parallel partying with [you guys]. ❋ 6deluca6 (2016)

Dave realized that being a [parallel killer] was much more [efficient] than being a [serial killer]. ❋ Low Bo (2015)

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