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parallel

US [ˈperəˌlel]
UK [ˈpærəlel]
  • adj.平行(的);极相似的;同时发生的;相应的
  • v.与…相似;与…同时发生;与…媲美;比得上
  • n.(尤指不同地点或时间的)极其相似的人(或情况、事件等)
  • Web并行;平行的;平行线
Plural Form:parallels  Past Tense:paralleled  Past Tense:parallelled  Present Participle:paralleling  
Parallel
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adj.
1.
平行(的)two or more lines that areparallel to each other are the same distance apart at every point
parallel lines
平行线
The road and the canal are parallel to each other.
道路与运河平行。
2.
极相似的;同时发生的;相应的;对应的very similar or taking place at the same time
a parallel case
同类型事例
parallel trends
并行发展的趋势
3.
并行的involving several computer operations at the same time
parallel processing
并行处理
n.
1.
[c][u]
(尤指不同地点或时间的)极其相似的人(或情况、事件等)a person, a situation, an event, etc. that is very similar to another, especially one in a different place or time
These ideas have parallels in Freud's thought too.
这些观念与弗洛伊德思想中的某些观点非常相似。
This is an achievement without parallel in modern times.
这一成就在当代无人可及。
This tradition has no parallel in our culture.
这种传统在我们的文化中是没有的。
2.
[c][usupl]
相似特征;相似特点similar features
There are interesting parallels between the 1960s and the late 1990s.
20 世纪 60 年代和 90 年代后期有些颇有意思的相似之处。
It is possible to draw a parallel between(= find similar features in) their experience and ours.
在他们的经历和我们的经历之间找到相似点是可能的。
3.
[c]
(地球或地图的)纬线,纬(度)圈an imaginary line around the earth that is always the same distance from the equator ; this line on a map
the 49th parallel
第 49 纬度线
IDM
The new degree and the existing certificate courses would run in parallel.
新的学位课程和现有的证书课程将同时开设。
in parallel (with sth/sb)
(与…)同时with and at the same time as sth/sb else
The new degree and the existing certificate courses would run in parallel.
新的学位课程和现有的证书课程将同时开设。
v.
1.
~ sth
与…相似;与…同时发生to be similar to sth; to happen at the same time as sth
Their legal system parallels our own.
他们的法律制度与我们的相似。
The rise in unemployment is paralleled by an increase in petty crime.
在失业率上升的同时,轻微罪行也跟着增长。
2.
~ sth
与…媲美;比得上to be as good as sth
a level of achievement that has never been paralleled
绝无仅有的最高成就

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