An example of parallel is the opposite lines of a rectangle.
Dancers in two parallel rows.
An example of parallel is a short story that relates to the reader's own life.
A road and a railway that run parallel.
Paralleled the ditch to the highway.
A trail that parallels the crater rim.
Claimed that fetal development parallels the evolution of the species.
Critics who have paralleled the novel's plot to an ancient myth.
A road that parallels the river.
The railway line runs parallel to the road.
The two railway lines are parallel.
The road runs parallel with the canal.
Johnson's parallel between Dryden and Pope.
Origin of parallel
From American Heritage Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition
- From Ancient Greek Ï€Î±ÏÎ¬Î»Î»Î·Î»Î¿Ï‚ (parallÄ“los), from Ï€Î±ÏÎ¬ + á¼„Î»Î»Î·Î»Î¿Ï‚, along each other