[n] something having the property of being analogous to something else
[n] an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator
[adj] being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting; "parallel lines never converge"; "concentric circles are parallel"; "dancers in two parallel rows"
[adj] (computer science) of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations; "parallel processing"
[v] make or place parallel to something; "They paralleled the ditch to the highway."
[v] be parallel to; "Their roles are paralleled by ours"
[v] duplicate or match; "The polished surface twinned his face and chest in reverse"