parallel

parallel
I 1. ['pærəlel]
nome
1) mat. parallela f.
2) geogr. parallelo m.
3) (comparison) parallelo m. (to con)

to draw a parallel between — fare un parallelo tra

to be on a parallel with sth. — essere paragonabile a qcs.

without parallel — senza pari o paragone

2.
aggettivo
1) mat. parallelo (to, with a)
2) (similar) [case, example, experience] analogo, parallelo (to, with a)
3) (simultaneous) parallelo (to, with a)
4) inform. [printer, transfer] in parallelo
3.
avverbio

parallel to o with — parallelamente a

II ['pærəlel]
verbo transitivo (forma in -ing ecc. -ll- BE, -l- AE) (equal) uguagliare; (find a comparison) trovare un equivalente a
* * *
['pærəlel] 1. adjective
1) ((of straight lines) going in the same direction and always staying the same distance apart: The road is parallel to/with the river.) parallelo
2) (alike (in some way): There are parallel passages in the two books.) parallelo
2. adverb
(in the same direction but always about the same distance away: We sailed parallel to the coast for several days.) parallelo, parallelamente
3. noun
1) (a line parallel to another: Draw a parallel to this line.) parallela
2) (a likeness or state of being alike: Is there a parallel between the British Empire and the Roman Empire?) parallelo, analogia
3) (a line drawn from east to west across a map etc at a fixed distance from the equator: The border between Canada and the United States follows the forty-ninth parallel.) parallelo
4. verb
(to be equal to: His stupidity can't be paralleled.) eguagliare
* * *
parallel /ˈpærəlɛl/
A a.
1 parallelo (anche geom.): Take the road parallel to the river, prendi la strada parallela al fiume
2 (elettr.) in parallelo: parallel circuit, circuito in parallelo
3 (fig.) analogo; parallelo; concordante; simile
B n.
1 (geom.) parallela
2 (geogr., comput.) parallelo
3 (fig.) parallelo; paragone; confronto: to draw a parallel between two things, fare un parallelo fra due cose
4 (mil.) parallela; trincea parallela alle linee nemiche
5 (pl.) (tipogr.) sbarrette parallele
● (atletica) parallel bars, parallele □ (comm. est.) parallel imports, importazioni parallele □ (comm., econ.) parallel market, mercato parallelo □ (comput.) parallel port, (porta) parallela □ (comput.) parallel printer, stampante parallela □ (naut.) parallel rule (o ruler), parallelo a rulli (per tracciare rotte) □ in parallel, in parallelo; (fig.) nello stesso tempo; contestualmente.
(to) parallel /ˈpærəlɛl/
v. t.
1 dare a (qc.) un andamento parallelo a un'altra; rendere paralleli
2 essere (o correre) parallelo a: The highway parallels the railway, la strada corre parallela alla ferrovia
3 confrontare, paragonare (cose, idee); trovare una corrispondenza fra (due o più cose)
4 essere l'equivalente di; eguagliare
5 (elettr.) mettere (o collegare) in parallelo.
* * *
I 1. ['pærəlel]
nome
1) mat. parallela f.
2) geogr. parallelo m.
3) (comparison) parallelo m. (to con)

to draw a parallel between — fare un parallelo tra

to be on a parallel with sth. — essere paragonabile a qcs.

without parallel — senza pari o paragone

2.
aggettivo
1) mat. parallelo (to, with a)
2) (similar) [case, example, experience] analogo, parallelo (to, with a)
3) (simultaneous) parallelo (to, with a)
4) inform. [printer, transfer] in parallelo
3.
avverbio

parallel to o with — parallelamente a

II ['pærəlel]
verbo transitivo (forma in -ing ecc. -ll- BE, -l- AE) (equal) uguagliare; (find a comparison) trovare un equivalente a

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