Definition of parallel

  1. parallel Adjective Equally distant from one another at all points.
  2. parallel Adjective Having the same overall direction; the comparison is indicated with "to".
  3. parallel Adjective Describing the processing of multiple tasks at the same time
  4. parallel Adverb With a parallel relationship
  5. parallel Noun One of a set of parallel lines.
  6. parallel Noun A line of latitude.
  7. parallel Noun An arrangement of electrical components such that a current flows along two or more paths; see in parallel
  8. parallel Verb To construct something parallel to something else.
  9. parallel Verb Of a path etc: To be parallel to something else.
  10. parallel Verb Of a process etc: To be analogous to something else.
  11. parallel Verb To compare or liken something to something else.
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