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1911, William Robert Martin, ''Encyclopædia Britannica/Navigation''
- the instrument held with its plane roughly parallel to the equinoctial or celestial equato
Having the same overall direction; the comparison is indicated with "to".
- When honour runs parallel with the laws of God and our country, it cannot be too much cherished.
With a parallel relationship.
''The road runs parallel to the canal.''
One of a set of parallel lines.
(RQ:Pope Essay on Man)
Direction conformable to that of another line.
(RQ:Garth The Dispensar)
- lines that from their parallel decline
A line of latitude.
''The 31st parallel passes through the center of my town.''
Something identical or similar in essential respects.
A comparison made; elaborate tracing of similarity.
''Johnson's parallel between Dryden and Pope''
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.
(RQ:Browne Pseudodoxia Epidemica) doth parallel and place itself upon the true meridian.
Of a path etc: To be parallel to something else.
1931, (w), ''(w)'', chapter 6:
- Archaic covered bridges lingered fearsomely out of the past in pockets of the hills, and the half-abandoned railway track paralleling the river seemed to exhale a nebulously visible air of desolation.
Of a process etc: To be analogous to something else.
To make to conform to something else in character, motive, aim, etc.
To equal; to match; to correspond to.
(RQ:Shakespeare All's Well)
To produce or adduce as a parallel.
1621, (w), ''The Anatomy of Melancholy'', III.2.2.iv:
- Who cannot parallel these stories out of his experience?
serving the same purpose, leading to the same result