parallel

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An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
1. (never intersecting)
a. paralelo
These two parallel streets go all the way down to the ocean.Estas dos calles paralelas descienden hasta el océano mismo.
2. (simultaneous)
a. paralelo
Sometimes I get the feeling that my husband and I live in parallel universes.A veces tengo la sensación de que mi marido y yo vivimos en universos paralelos.
3. (similar)
a. análogo
I find myself in a parallel situation to yours.Yo me encuentro en una situación análoga a la tuya.
b. paralelo
We have parallel interests but opposite personalities.Tenemos intereses paralelos pero personalidades opuestas.
4. (computing)
a. en paralelo
This works only for a printer with a parallel connection, as opposed to a USB connection.Esto funciona solo en el caso de una impresora con una conexión en paralelo, en lugar de una conexión USB.
b. paralelo
The system executes multiple parallel proccesses.El sistema ejecuta múltiples procesos paralelos.
5. (electricity)
a. en parelelo
We performed several experiments with serial and parallel circuits.Hicimos varios experimentos con circuitos en serie y en paralelo.
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
noun
6. (similarity)
a. el paralelismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The professor drew a parallel between the mystic poets of the Renaissance and the Romantic poets.El profesor estableció un paralelismo entre los poetas místicos del Renacimiento y los románticos.
b. el paralelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
Today's events are without parallel in history.Los sucesos de hoy no tienen paralelo alguno en la historia.
7. (geometry)
a. la paralela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
How can we find the distance between the two parallels?¿Cómo podemos determinar la distancia entre las dos paralelas?
8. (geography)
a. el paralelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
The captain knew from the position of the Pole Star that they must be near the 30th parallel.El capitán sabía por la posición de la Estrella Polar que debían estar cerca del paralelo 30.
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
9. (to run parallel to)
a. discurrir paralelo a
Several streets parallel the avenue.Hay varias calles que discurren paralelas a la avenida.
10. (to match up to)
a. igualar
His academic achievements parallel his achievements in sports.Sus logros académicos igualan sus logros deportivos.
11. (to put on a par with)
a. comparar
Something handmade cannot be paralleled by anything mass produced.Algo producido en serie no puede compararse con algo hecho a mano.
12. (to be similar to)
a. ser análogo a
The current issues facing workers parallel those of the sixties.Las cuestiones a las que se enfrentan hoy en día los trabajadores son análogas a las de los sesenta.
b. ser equiparable a
Do the present circumstances parallel those from a hundred years ago?¿Son las actuales circunstancias equiparables a las que se dieron hace cien años?
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parallel
A noun is a word referring to a person, animal, place, thing, feeling or idea (e.g. man, dog, house).
Noun
1. (mathematics)
a. la (línea f) paralela
(f) means that a noun is feminine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(F)
2. (geography)
a. el paralelo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
3. (fig)
a. el paralelismo
(m) means that a noun is masculine. Spanish nouns have a gender, which is either feminine (like la mujer or la luna) or masculine (like el hombre or el sol).
(M)
(analogy)
to draw a parallel between two thingsestablecer un paralelismo entre dos cosas
without parallelsin parangón
An adjective is a word that describes a noun (e.g. the big dog).
adjective
4. (general)
a. paralelo(a)
to be or run parallel to somethingser or ir paralelo(a) a algo
parallel barsbarras paralelas
5. (computers)
a.
parallel cablecable paralelo
6. (electric)
a.
parallel circuitscircuitos en paralelo
parallel lineslíneas paralelas
7. (computers)
a.
parallel portpuerto paralelo
8. (computers)
a.
parallel processingprocesado en paralelo
parallel turngiro m en paralelo
A transitive verb is a verb that requires a direct object (e.g. I bought a book.).
transitive verb
9. (be similar to)
a. asemajarse a
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parallel [ˈpærəlel]
adjective
1 (Geom) paralelo;to a; (Comput) (Electricity and Electronics) en paralelo
in a parallel direction to en dirección paralela a; to run parallel to ir en línea paralela a; correr paralelo con
2 análogo;to a
this is a parallel case to the last one este caso es análogo al anterior
noun
1 (Geom) paralela (f)
in parallel (Electricity and Electronics) en paralelo
2 (Geog) paralelo (m)
the 49th parallel el paralelo 49
3
a case without parallel un caso inaudito or único; it has no parallel as far as I know que yo sepa no tiene paralelo or no hay nada parecido; to draw a parallel between X and Y establecer un paralelo entre X y Y; these things occur in parallel estas cosas corren parejas;with con; estas cosas ocurren paralelamente
transitive verb
(compare) comparar;with con; (equal) igualar;with a
it is paralleled by ... es parejo a ...; tiene su paralelo en ...; his talent parallels his brother's su talento es comparable or parejo al de su hermano
modifier
parallel bars (n) (Dep) paralelas (f)
parallel printer (n) impresora (f) en paralelo
parallel processing (n) (Comput) procesamiento (m) en paralelo
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