Definition of Parallels

1. Noun. (plural of parallel) ¹



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Definition of Parallels

1. parallel [v] - See also: parallel

Lexicographical Neighbors of Parallels

parallelled
parallelless
parallelling
parallelly
parallelogram
parallelogram of forces
parallelogrammatic
parallelogramme
parallelograms
parallelograms of forces
parallelometer
parallelopiped
parallelopipedon
parallelopipedons
parallelopipeds
parallels
parallelwise
parallergic
paralog
paralogia
paralogical
paralogies
paralogism
paralogisms
paralogize
paralogized
paralogizes
paralogizing
paralogon
paralogons

Literary usage of Parallels

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. Curiosities of Literature by Isaac Disraeli, Benjamin Disraeli (1864)
"Such a biographical project reminds one of Plutarch's Parallels, and might incur the danger of displaying more ingenuity than truth. ..."

2. Works Issued by the Hakluyt Society by Hakluyt Society (1889)
"Of Climates and Parallels. According to the different quantity of the longest dayes, Geographers have divided the whole earth, on each side of ..."

3. A Treatise on Surveying: Comprising the Theory and the Practice by William Mitchell Gillespie (1897)
"To measure the triangles at the ends of the strips between the parallels, prepare a piece of glass, or stout tracing.paper, of a width equal to the width ..."

4. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"These horizontal lines 'Wifl %C tangent to,'ttie developed parallels. „ * For maps of large extent, on a small scale, it is sufficient to compute r and 9, ..."

5. Beowulf: An Introduction to the Study of the Poem with a Discussion of the by Raymond Wilson Chambers (1921)
"Parallels FROM FOLKLORE. Hitherto we have been dealing with parallels to the Grendel story in written literature: but a further series of parallels, ..."

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