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spatial property possessed by an arrangement or position of things in a straight line or in parallel lines alignment
perpendicular distance from the base of a geometric figure to opposite vertex (or side if parallel) altitude
magnetic field creates parallel but opposing spins; varies with temperature antiferromagnetism
one of several parallel sloping beams that support a roof balk , baulk , rafter
one of the parallel filaments projecting from the main shaft of a feather barb
long narrow sandy island (wider than a reef) running parallel to the shore barrier island
coral rock parallel to coast, separated by lagoon barrier reef
long coral reef near and parallel to the shore barrier reef
gymnastic apparatus consisting of two parallel wooden rods supported on uprights bars , parallel bars
device that produces electricity; may have several primary or secondary cells arranged in parallel or series battery , electric battery
group of nearly parallel lines of electromagnetic radiation beam , electron beam , ray
splitting a ray into two parallel rays polarized perpendicularly birefringence , double refraction
file with parallel edges blunt file
conductor having low resistance in parallel with another device to divert a fraction of the current bypass , electrical shunt , shunt
(chess) the piece that can move any number of unoccupied squares in a direction parallel to the sides of the chessboard castle , rook
tomograph that constructs a 3-D model of an object by combining parallel planes CAT scanner , computerized axial tomography scanner
boat having 2 parallel floats catamaran
sailboat with two parallel hulls catamaran
sailboat with two parallel hulls held together by single deck catamaran
bridge over a ditch consisting of parallel metal bars that allow pedestrians and vehicles to pass, but not cattle cattle grid , cattle guard
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