Translation of parallel in Spanish:


paralelo, adj.

Pronunciation /ˈparəlɛl//ˈpɛrəˌlɛl/


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    • 1.1

      (rows/streets) paralelo
      parallel lines rectas paralelas feminine
      • parallel to sth paralelo a algo
      • the road runs parallel to the state border la carretera va / corre (en dirección) paralela a la frontera del estado
      • a parallel text edition una edición bilingüe
      • Such side entry eliminates complicating reflections from the other parallel surface of the substrate.
      • Part of the alleyway, which runs parallel to the north side of Manchester Road, remained sealed off.
      • This beetle's other noticeable feature is a set of parallel lines on the front wings that serve as the cover for the hind wings and abdomen.
      • In atom lithography, a stream of atoms is focused onto a surface by laser light that runs parallel to the surface.
      • Euclid wished to discover whether there existed a simple geometrical proportionality between the apparent size of equal and parallel lines and their distances from the eye.
      • To produce good crackling, the raw skin is scored in close parallel lines right through the fat and down to the flesh.
      • Fermat also investigated maxima and minima by considering when the tangent to the curve was parallel to the x-axis.
      • The most important result in Guidobaldo's treatise was that any set of parallel lines, not parallel to the plane of the picture, will converge to a vanishing point.
      • The lines midway between parallel sides of the hexagon also form a triangle.
      • The first fracture occurs in a plane approximately parallel to the snow surface.
      • In the other case, the sides of the hexagon are parallel to the sides of the given triangle.
      • In geometry like this, all lines intersect at infinity but in usual geometry parallel lines do not meet.
      • The fact that the loading axis was parallel to the axis of the anchors may result in underestimating the effects of suture-anchor interaction at the eyelet.
      • Your feet should be firmly planted on the wall with your toes pointed upward at a line nearly parallel to the surface of the water.
      • The parabola results when the plane is parallel to a generating line of the cone.
      • If we have a uniform grid of parallel lines, unit distance apart and if we drop a needle of length k < 1 on the grid, the probability that the needle falls across a line is 2k/p.
      • When an object is at rest on a stationary support, the thrust line is parallel to a radius of the planet, i.e. it lies in the gravitational vertical.
      • The lateral surface area of a spherical slice cut by two parallel planes is equal to the lateral surface area of the corresponding slice of the circumscribing cylinder.
      • Von Laue showed that x rays are diffracted in specific directions determined by the distances of separation between the parallel planes of molecules in crystals.
      • The basic idea was to stay parallel to an existing trail by keeping the edge of the paper between the two sensors on one side of the chassis.

    • 1.2(similar)

      • There is also a third source of shared variation: independent parallel mutations, which may be a special problem in species that are very polymorphic.
      • He lives in an England which lies in a universe which is parallel to ours - a world where Joshua Wagstaffe discovered aether in 1678.
      • Although once synonymous with the German New Wave of the early 1970s, Wenders has enjoyed a long parallel career in American cinema and divided his time between Berlin and Hollywood.
      • He also has a parallel career as a cricket writer and has published two anecdotal histories of Indian cricket.
      • Widdowson's solo writing has prepared him well for his parallel career writing material for other people's TV and radio shows.
      • The irreducible mind and the body are more like parallel or independent properties that don't causally influence each other.
      • Interestingly, these two currents in the study of US ethnic literatures correspond to a parallel divergence on questions of politics and aesthetics.
      • NAT King Cole was a prodigious artist with parallel careers: as a great jazz pianist who cut some beautiful sides with heavyweights such as Lester Young, and as a crooner with a voice like soft petals.
      • Lovecraft based a parallel Massachusetts on the existing one.
      • The phasic and tonic crayfish claw closer neurons have similar sized somata and parallel dendritic branching.
      • Those fabulous, hovering blocks of pure colour and intractable darkness - brooding encounters with the infinite - take the viewer beyond the art work into a parallel universe.
      • They see it as a parallel place, possibly existing right alongside their own world.
      • Combining elements of live improvisation with beat manipulation, Cinematic Orchestra creates soundtracks for movies that exist in some parallel universe.
      • He won a scholarship to the Royal College of Music, where he studied composition with Vaughan Williams and, by the time the second world war broke out, he had developed a parallel career as a composer and organist.
      • Perhaps, like me, you went with friends, talked late into the night, argued over theories: parallel universes, time-slippages, identity disorders.

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    • 3.1Computing

      en paralelo
      parallel printer impresora en paralelo feminine
      • A parallel data processing system is provided for increasing the program execution rate of a target machine.
      • The new system will be used to handle clustered parallel visualization software, display high-resolution images and perform real-time rendering.
      • A DVD drive doesn't need 150 mb/sec of bandwidth, so parallel ATA performance is good enough.
      • This can mean one thread running from an application and a second thread running from an operating system, or parallel threads running from within a single application.
      • It only offers a parallel connection, which is ideal for those with older PCs but lacks the simplicity of USB - though the setup guide makes installation a breeze.
      • The utility consists of a cable with a USB connector on one end and a DB25 parallel connector at the other end.
      • Programming the ButtonBox requires constructing a special parallel cable to connect to it, and then running the programming software.
      • An array of qubits operates as a parallel computer capable of performing a large calculation in one step, and the power grows rapidly with the number of qubits.
      • More importantly, parallel connections become far less efficient as traffic rates increase, making serial connections more scalable.
      • I then went ahead and plugged in all the motherboard connectors such as the power switch, reset switch, etc. and then plugged in all the molex and parallel connectors.

    • 3.2Electronics

      (circuit) paralelo


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    • 1.1Mathematics

      (line) paralela feminine
      (plane) plano paralelo masculine
      • Central Australia was a formally separate entity from the rest of the Territory, marked by the twentieth parallel of latitude.
      • North and South Korea are working on projects to fully connect two sets of railways across the demilitarized zone that separates the Korean Peninsula at the 38th parallel.
      • Eureka lies on a similar latitude to Rostov close to the 45th parallel.
      • Canada Canada is the world's second largest country, with an area of 9971500 km 2, most of it being north of the 49th parallel of latitude and extending to the high Arctic.
      • By late 1844, London was prepared to settle the Oregon question at the 49th parallel.
      • On October 7, patrols of the U.S.1st Cavalry Division crossed the parallel.

    • 1.2Geography

      paralelo masculine
      the 38th parallel el paralelo 38

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    • 2.1(similarity)

      to look at the parallels between two things estudiar el paralelismo entre dos cosas
      • one is struck by the parallels with contemporary Africa llama la atención el paralelismo que existe con el África contemporánea
      • without parallel sin parangón
      • Here, Lemon clearly draws a parallel between the rural folk traditions of China and black Southern culture in the United States.
      • Science Friction also draws a parallel between the biogenetic pursuit of outward, bodily perfection and the religious pursuit of inner perfection of the soul through devotion to God and prayer.
      • She draws a parallel between the disenfranchised state of women and minorities in the nineteenth century and into the present.
      • He also draws a parallel between the struggles for status among nineteenth-century black South Africans and similar movements of the twentieth century.
      • Would you draw a parallel between the socio-economic development of Bulgaria and Spain in the transition period between totalitarian governing and democracy?
      • Stephen draws a parallel between someone who would spy while pretending to be a friend, and what Matthew did to Absalom.
      • For purposes of example, he draws a parallel between increase in land values and the rising earnings of a newspaper because of the growth of a community.
      • Drawing a parallel between India and China, two of the fastest growing markets in Asia-Pacific, he said compensation levels in China were lower than India.
      • On more than one occasion, Egoyan draws a parallel between what transpired in 1915 Armenia and what happened during the Holocaust.
      • He tells of his arrival in Rome as a foreigner and his struggle to learn Latin, and then draws a parallel between his linguistic difficulties and the subject of his story, his transformation.
      • Brownell draws a parallel between food and cigarettes.
      • He drew a parallel between the US city devastated by Hurricane Katrina and the island states which scientists believe are under threat unless the process is halted.
      • Lawrence Rhodes, director of the Juilliard School's Dance Division, draws a parallel between the teaching of choreography and the teaching of dance.
      • If I were to draw a parallel between Richard Sanders' art and a literary style, it would definitely be stream of consciousness.
      • There is a parallel between the anti-change cries of the ancient Athenian paternalists and the wails of today's ‘anti-globals’.
      • There is a similar parallel between the revolution of 1399 which dethroned Richard II and that of 1688 which ended the reign of James II.
      • Tacitly she suggests a parallel between the fate of Hong Kong's submitting to a socialist government with the full integration of Britain into the EU.
      • I would argue that in all three works, Clovio draws a parallel between the Roman artistic canon and religious orthodoxy.
      • He draws a parallel between intrusive imagery in trauma and the unexpected visual and auditory imagery that may occur about the deceased.
      • If I have to draw a parallel between foreigners and Bulgarians, I would say that the foreigners have a better base, both as people and professionally.

    • 2.2(comparison)

      to draw a parallel establecer un paralelismo / un paralelo
      • the article draws a parallel between the two thinkers el artículo establece un paralelo / un paralelismo entre los dos pensadores

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    in parallel (together, simultaneously) paralelamente

transitive verb


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    ser análogo a
    ser paralelo a
    • Auto exhaust gases fit the timeline, and their increasing amounts parallel the worldwide rise in coronary heart disease.
    • It is no coincidence that growth in the repo market has paralleled interest rate derivatives that has followed mortgage debt growth.
    • A careful examination of the Deuteronomic history suggests that historical echoes parallel the textual.
    • Their popularity paralleled the rise and fall of press freedom.
    • For unexplained reasons, the incidence of peanut allergy has risen over the past few decades in developed countries, paralleling an increase in asthma and atopic disease.
    • This rise in discharge rate with hypercapnia paralleled the rise in iEMG activity.
    • A variety of companies are now making personal-care products based on more natural, and often organic, ingredients, paralleling the rise of the natural foods movement.
    • The expansion in the growth of foreign holdings of US financial assets paralleled the dollar's rise.
    • Ironically, the history of hair removal in Western cultures has closely paralleled a rise in concern over hair loss.
    • In particular, I argue that the mirrored characters parallel the structure of folk and fairy tales in their subversive potential.
    • This dramatic rise in cases of asthma in the Caribbean parallels the increase in dust flux from Africa to Barbados and Miami.
    • Throughout history, the rise of the nonprofit sector has paralleled the rise of democratic societies.
    • Figures show an increase in the number of reported anti-gay attacks, which parallels a similar rise in racist assaults over the last two years.
    • Across major phylogenetic comparisons, the evolution of Hox clusters generally parallels the evolution of axial complexity.
    • He relied on the theory of correspondences to explain how gains in the material sphere might parallel those in the celestial.
    • These results parallel those of the correlation data presented in Table 5 but may differ slightly due to the reduced sample size.
    • As quite a few theorists about conspiracy theory have pointed out, the rise of conspiracy theories parallels the rise of the internet.
    • Eminem's rise paralleled the rise of modern hip-hop as America's dominant musical form.
    • In addition, the severity of the tumor growth appeared to follow a continuum paralleling the loss of the protein.
    • The French army's rise paralleled that of the state it served.