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1. parallel

adjective. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛl'] being everywhere equidistant and not intersecting.

Synonyms

  • symmetric
  • antiparallel
  • nonintersecting
  • collateral
  • symmetrical
  • nonconvergent

Antonyms

  • incomparable
  • perpendicular
  • oblique
  • differ

Etymology

  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Example sentences of the word parallel-circuit


1. Noun Phrase
In a parallel circuit, the voltage across each component is the same.

2. Noun Phrase
By contrast, a parallel circuit has the devices connected like the rungs of a ladder.

3. Noun Phrase
The equivalent resistance is always smaller than any of the individual resistances in a parallel circuit.

4. Noun Phrase
The branching nature of the parallel circuit can lead to complex design issues and other disadvantages.

2. parallel

noun. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛl'] something having the property of being analogous to something else.

Synonyms

  • echo
  • analog
  • similarity

Antonyms

  • disjoin
  • unbalance
  • juvenile
  • derestrict

Etymology

  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

3. parallel

verb. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛl'] be parallel to.

Synonyms

  • match
  • jibe
  • check
  • agree
  • fit
  • gibe
  • correspond

Antonyms

  • unmuzzle
  • fall short of
  • unhealthy
  • ill

Etymology

  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

4. parallel

noun. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛl'] an imaginary line around the Earth parallel to the equator.

Synonyms

  • parallel of latitude
  • polar circle
  • latitude
  • line
  • horse latitude
  • tropic

Antonyms

  • action
  • activeness
  • attack
  • start

Etymology

  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

5. parallel

verb. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛl'] make or place parallel to something.

Synonyms

  • alter
  • modify
  • change

Antonyms

  • different
  • refuse
  • dissent
  • defuse

Etymology

  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

6. parallel

adjective. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛl'] of or relating to the simultaneous performance of multiple operations.

Synonyms

  • synchronous
  • synchronic

Antonyms

  • fall back
  • unearned run
  • earned run

Etymology

  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

7. parallel

noun. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛl'] (mathematics) one of a set of parallel geometric figures (parallel lines or planes).

Antonyms

  • mismatched

Etymology

  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

8. parallel

verb. ['ˈpɛrəˌlɛl'] duplicate or match.

Synonyms

  • match
  • jibe
  • check
  • twin
  • duplicate
  • agree
  • fit
  • gibe
  • correspond

Antonyms

  • unfit
  • unsound
  • inappropriate
  • unready

Etymology

  • παράλληλος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

9. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] an electrical device that provides a path for electrical current to flow.

Synonyms

  • delay line
  • thermionic tube
  • data link
  • open circuit
  • condenser
  • electrical shunt
  • vacuum tube
  • feedback circuit
  • capacitor
  • resonator
  • shunt
  • T-network
  • closed circuit
  • tube
  • tank circuit
  • wiring
  • electrical device
  • computer circuit
  • pulse timing circuit
  • electric circuit
  • feedback loop
  • short circuit
  • bridged-T
  • electrical circuit
  • clipper
  • electron tube
  • limiter
  • short
  • squelch circuit
  • electronic equipment
  • thermionic vacuum tube
  • bridge circuit
  • choke coil
  • link
  • flip-flop
  • thermionic valve
  • choking coil
  • series circuit
  • relay
  • resistance
  • choke
  • bypass
  • squelcher
  • squelch
  • resistor
  • resonant circuit
  • loop
  • electrical condenser
  • bridge
  • capacitance

Antonyms

  • closed circuit
  • retentive
  • mindful
  • unbreakable

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))

10. circuit

noun. ['ˈsɝːkət'] a journey or route all the way around a particular place or area.

Synonyms

  • journeying
  • grand tour
  • package holiday
  • package tour
  • walkabout
  • pub crawl
  • whistle-stop tour
  • tour
  • itineration

Antonyms

  • outfield
  • sufficient
  • courteous
  • provident

Etymology

  • circuit (Middle English (1100-1500))
  • circuit (Old French (842-ca. 1400))
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