Definitions for "Parallels"
Keywords:  latitude, globe, equator, west, east
Lines of latitude going around the earth's surface parallel to the equator
(1) Circles on a globe parallel or horizontal to the Equator, on which all points have the same latitude. Parallels run in an east-west direction. Parallel is often used as a synomym for a line of latitude; thus: the 49th Parallel. (2) Also, two or more lines that are separated at all points by the same distance. (See Latitude).
Horizontal nodal lines positioned at different elevations on a bell's wall. These are associated with vertical waves of varying length and frequency. (See Meridians.)
Keywords:  wiemer, braga, brannon, trek, robert
"Parallels" is an episode of Star Trek: The Next Generation directed by Robert Wiemer from a script by Brannon Braga.
Parallels is the sixth album by progressive metal band Fates Warning, released in 1991.
Gauges of hardened, precision lapped steel, either adjustable or not, which is used to layout or measure parallel lines.
A set of steel bodies ground to exact likeness in size and parallelism. They are often used for machine and inspection setups.
Keywords:  solitaire, decks, speak, rows, game
Parallels is a solitaire card game which is played with two decks of playing cards. It is so called because the cards are lined up in rows parallel to each other, so to speak.