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Main Entry: 1par·al·lel
Pronunciation: primarystresspar-schwa-secondarystresslel
Function: adjective
1 : lying or moving in the same direction but always the same distance apart <parallel lines> <the train tracks are parallel>
2 a : being or relating to an electrical circuit having a number of conductors in parallel b : being or relating to a connection in a computer system in which the bits of a byte are transmitted over separate wires at the same time
3 : 3LIKE, SIMILAR <parallel situations>

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