parallelism

  • 1 Parallelism — • The balance of verse with verse, an essential and characteristic feature in Hebrew poetry. Catholic Encyclopedia. Kevin Knight. 2006. Parallelism     Parallelism      …

    Catholic encyclopedia

  • 2 Parallelism — may refer to:* Angle of parallelism, the angle at one vertex of a right hyperbolic triangle that has two hyperparallel sides * Conscious parallelism, price fixing between competitors in an oligopoly that occurs without an actual spoken agreement… …

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  • 3 Parallelism — Par al*lel*ism, n. [Gr. ?, fr. ? to place side by side, or parallel: cf. F. parall[ e]lisme.] [1913 Webster] 1. The quality or state of being parallel. [1913 Webster] 2. Resemblance; correspondence; similarity. [1913 Webster] A close parallelism… …

    The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • 4 parallelism — index analogy, identity (similarity), parity, propinquity (similarity) Burton s Legal Thesaurus. William C. Burton. 2006 …

    Law dictionary

  • 5 parallelism — (n.) c.1600, from Gk. parallelismos, from parallelizein (see PARALLEL (Cf. parallel)) …

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  • 6 parallelism — [par′ə lel΄iz΄əm, par′ələliz΄əm] n. [Gr parallēlismos] 1. the state of being parallel 2. close resemblance; similarity 3. a) the use of parallel structure in writing b) an instance of this 4. Philos. t …

    English World dictionary

  • 7 parallelism — /par euh le liz euhm, leuh liz /, n. 1. the position or relation of parallels. 2. agreement in direction, tendency, or character; the state or condition of being parallel. 3. a parallel or comparison. 4. Metaphys. the doctrine that mental and… …

    Universalium

  • 8 Parallelism — (Roget s Thesaurus) < N PARAG:Parallelism >N GRP: N 1 Sgm: N 1 1 =>{ant,216a,} parallelism Sgm: N 1 coextension coextension Sgm: N 1 equidistance equidistance PARAG:Parallelism >Adj GRP: Adj 1 Sgm: Adj 1 parallel parallel …

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  • 9 parallelism — [[t]pæ̱rəlelɪzəm[/t]] N UNCOUNT When there is parallelism between two things, there are similarities between them. [FORMAL] The commission sees growing parallelism between the priorities of the European Community and the United States …

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  • 10 parallelism — UK [ˈpærəleˌlɪz(ə)m] / US [ˈperəlelˌɪzəm] noun Word forms parallelism : singular parallelism plural parallelisms formal 1) [uncountable] the quality or state of being similar to something else 2) [countable] a quality or feature that makes… …

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  • 11 parallelism — 1. The state of being structurally parallel. 2. In psychology, the mind body doctrine that for every conscious process there is a corresponding or parallel organic process, without asserting a causal interrelation between the two. [para + G.… …

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  • 12 parallelism — par|al|lel|is|m [ˈpærəlelızəm] n [singular, U] written the state of being ↑parallel with something ▪ There is a parallelism between fatigue and the ability to sleep …

    Dictionary of contemporary English

  • 13 parallelism — [1] The same thickness of brake discs all the way around. The relationship between one friction surface of a brake disc and the other. [2] See axle parallelism …

    Dictionary of automotive terms

  • 14 parallelism — parallel ► ADJECTIVE 1) (of lines, planes, or surfaces) side by side and having the same distance continuously between them. 2) occurring or existing at the same time or in a similar way; corresponding: a parallel universe. 3) Computing involving …

    English terms dictionary

  • 15 parallelism — noun Date: 1610 1. the quality or state of being parallel 2. resemblance, correspondence 3. repeated syntactical similarities introduced for rhetorical effect 4. a theory that mind and matter accompany one another but are not causally related 5.… …

    New Collegiate Dictionary

  • 16 parallelism — possessing similar characters by two or more related taxa in separate lineages …

    Dictionary of ichthyology

  • 17 parallelism — noun a) The state or condition of being parallel; agreement in direction, tendency, or character. b) Agreement or similarity; resemblance; correspondence; analogy; likeness. See Also: an …

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  • 18 parallelism — See occasionalism …

    Philosophy dictionary

  • 19 parallelism — Synonyms and related words: accompaniment, accord, accordance, affinity, agreement, alikeness, allegory, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approximation, assent, assimilation, balance, balancing, bilateral symmetry, chorus, closeness, co… …

    Moby Thesaurus

  • 20 parallelism — I (Roget s IV) n. Syn. affinity, correspondence, likeness; see similarity . II (Roget s Thesaurus II) noun The quality or state of being alike: affinity, alikeness, analogy, comparison, correspondence, likeness, resemblance, similarity,… …

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