(skiing) a turn, executed by shifting one’s weight, in which the skis stay parallel
in skiing, a turn in which the skis are kept parallel to each other
[par-uh-lel-veynd, -luh l-] /ˈpær əˌlɛlˈveɪnd, -ləl-/ adjective, Botany. 1. having closely spaced longitudinal , as the leaves of most monocotyledonous plants.
- Parallel virtual machine
parallel, networking, tool (PVM) 1. A software system designed to allow a network of heterogeneous machines to be used as a single distributed parallel processor. PVM was developed by the University of Tennessee, The Oak Ridge National Laboratory and the Emory University. (http://epm.ornl.gov/pvm/). Usenet newsgroup: news:comp.parallel.pvm. 2. The intermediate language used by the Gambit compiler […]
paralogia par·a·lo·gi·a (pār’ə-lō’jē-ə) n. False reasoning; self-deception.
[puh-ral-uh-jiz-uh m] /pəˈræl əˌdʒɪz əm/ noun, Logic. 1. argument violating principles of valid reasoning. 2. a conclusion reached through such argument. /pəˈræləˌdʒɪzəm/ noun 1. (logic, psychol) an argument that is unintentionally invalid Compare sophism 2. any invalid argument or conclusion