parallelism n : similarity by virtue of correspondence [syn: correspondence]
- The state or condition of being parallel; agreement in direction, tendency, or character.
- Agreement or similarity; resemblance; correspondence; analogy; likeness.
- A parallel position; the relation of parallels.
- The juxtaposition of two or more identical or equivalent syntactic constructions, especially those expressing the same sentiment with slight modifications, introduced for rhetorical effect.
- The doctrine that matter and mind do not causally interact but that physiological events in the brain or body nonetheless occur simultaneously with matching events in the mind.
state or condition of being parallel
- Hungarian: párhuzamosság
agreement, similarity, resemblance
- Dictionary of Philosophy, Dagobert D. Runes (ed.), Philosophical Library, 1962. See: "Parallelism" by J. J. Rolbiecki, p. 225.
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 between the parties
- Parallelism (computing), the simultaneous execution of some combination of multiple instances of programmed instructions and data on multiple processors
- Parallelism (grammar), a balance of two or more similar words, phrases, or clauses
- Parallelism (philosophy), a philosophical concept
- Parallelism (rhetoric), the chief rhetorical device of Biblical poetry in Hebrew
- Psychophysical parallelism, the theory that the conscious and nervous processes vary concomitantly
parallelism in German: Parallelismus
parallelism in Spanish: Paralelismo
parallelism in French: Parallélisme
parallelism in Dutch: Parallellisme
parallelism in Polish: Paralelizm
parallelism in Russian: Параллелизм
parallelism in Finnish: Parallelismi
parallelism in Ukrainian: Паралелізм
accompaniment, accord, accordance, affinity, agreement, alikeness, allegory, alliance, analogy, aping, approach, approximation, assent, assimilation, balance, balancing, bilateral symmetry, chorus, closeness, co-occurrence, coequality, coextension, coherence, coincidence, community, comparability, comparative anatomy, comparative degree, comparative grammar, comparative judgment, comparative linguistics, comparative literature, comparative method, compare, comparing, comparison, compatibility, concert, concomitance, concomitancy, concord, concordance, concurrence, conformance, conformation, conformity, confrontation, confrontment, congeniality, congruence, congruency, congruity, consistency, consonance, consort, contrast, contrastiveness, cooperation, copying, correlation, correspondence, distinction, distinctiveness, dynamic symmetry, equality, equation, equilibrium, equipoise, equipollence, equiponderance, equity, equivalence, equivalency, eurythmics, eurythmy, evenness, finish, harmony, identity, imitation, intersection, justice, keeping, levelness, likeness, likening, matching, metaphor, mimicking, multilateral symmetry, nearness, oneness, opposing, opposition, overlap, par, parity, peace, poise, polarity, proportion, proportionality, rapport, regularity, relation, resemblance, sameness, self-consistency, semblance, shapeliness, similarity, simile, similitude, simulation, simultaneity, symmetricalness, symmetry, sync, synchronism, tally, timing, togetherness, trilateral symmetry, trope of comparison, uniformity, union, unison, unisonance, weighing, withness