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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of parallel.


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  • Another favorite phrase is Montaigne's, "'Tis the best viaticum for this human journey," a phrase paralleled by the Rabbinic use of the Biblical

    The Book of Delight and Other Papers

  • M. O'BRIEN: And the reason I play that is, of course, you know, in October, you said that thing that kind of paralleled that about whether Satan was involved or God was mad at New Orleans.

    CNN Transcript Mar 10, 2006

  • My systems have always been what you would call massively paralleled, meaning to a great degree all of the machines are doing the same thing but on different data.

    The Net's Master Data-miner

  • "Funny, the crazy thing is that ever since I met Angie my life has kind of paralleled the damned book that started it all in the first place.

    Clean Kill

  • Attempts to win over allies among the Cherokees and Catawbas paralleled the fitful construction at Fort Loudoun.

    George Washington’s First War

  • Hiding behind barrels and boxes in the narrow alleys that paralleled the main road, he made it to the river within ten minutes.

    Gideon’s war

  • Nordau believed that intellectual degeneration paralleled or surpassed physical degeneration—and that it carried its own stigmata.


  • And then I thought what most paralleled my experience was that Charlie Brown cartoon where he goes to the spelling bee and all his friends are rooting for him and he gets everything right until he has to spell "beagle," the kind of dog Snoopy is, and he blows the most obvious word. ...

    Work of Art’s The Sucklord on How the Kids Challenge Ruined Him

  • That has paralleled the rise in obesity, leading many scientists to place part of the blame for increased waistlines on soda itself.

    Gordon Campbell: The Obesity Epidemic: One Way to Encourage Healthier Eating

  • But we did suggest that in nature, there were "Laws of System Dynamics," which paralleled thermodynamics, and helped explain how a largely resource-spent place like the rainforest - which should be dead - is instead the locus of more life and species creativity than any other ecosystem on earth.

    Bill Shireman: Science, Religion, and Sustainability: Lessons from My Grandfather


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