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Definition of Parallel bar

Parallel bar
Parallel Par"al*lel, a. [F. parall[`e]le, L. parallelus, fr. Gr. ?; ? beside + ? of one another, fr. ? other, akin to L. alius. See Allien.] 1. (Geom.) Extended in the same direction, and in all parts equally distant; as, parallel lines; parallel planes. Revolutions . . . parallel to the equinoctial. --Hakluyt. Note: Curved lines or curved planes are said to be parallel when they are in all parts equally distant. 2. Having the same direction or tendency; running side by side; being in accordance (with); tending to the same result; -- used with to and with. When honor runs parallel with the laws of God and our country, it can not be too much cherished. --Addison. 3. Continuing a resemblance through many particulars; applicable in all essential parts; like; similar; as, a parallel case; a parallel passage. --Addison. Parallel bar. (a) (Steam Eng.) A rod in a parallel motion which is parallel with the working beam. (b) One of a pair of bars raised about five feet above the floor or ground, and parallel to each other, -- used for gymnastic exercises. Parallel circles of a sphere, those circles of the sphere whose planes are parallel to each other. Parallel columns, or Parallels (Printing), two or more passages of reading matter printed side by side, for the purpose of emphasizing the similarity or discrepancy between them. Parallel forces (Mech.), forces which act in directions parallel to each other. Parallel motion. (a) (Mach.) A jointed system of links, rods, or bars, by which the motion of a reciprocating piece, as a piston rod, may be guided, either approximately or exactly in a straight line. --Rankine. (b) (Mus.) The ascending or descending of two or more parts at fixed intervals, as thirds or sixths. Parallel rod (Locomotive Eng.), a metal rod that connects the crank pins of two or more driving wheels; -- called also couping rod, in distinction from the connecting rod. See Illust. of Locomotive, in App. -- Parallel ruler, an instrument for drawing parallel lines, so constructed as to have the successive positions of the ruling edge parallel to each other; also, one consisting of two movable parts, the opposite edges of which are always parallel. Parallel sailing (Naut.), sailing on a parallel of latitude. Parallel sphere (Astron. & Geog.), that position of the sphere in which the circles of daily motion are parallel to the horizon, as to an observer at either pole. Parallel vise, a vise having jaws so guided as to remain parallel in all positions.

Meaning of Parallel bar from wikipedia

- Parallel bars are floor apparatus consisting of two wooden bars slightly over 11 feet (340 cm) long and positioned at roughly hand height. Parallel bars...
- particular value. The uneven bars apparatus originally consisted of men's parallel bars set to different heights. Consequently, the bars were very close together...
- Olympic individual all-around bronze medalist and 2016 Olympic parallel bars and horizontal bar silver medalist. He is also the 2011 U.S. national all-around...
- traditionally consists of a cylindrical metal (typically steel) bar that is rigidly held above and parallel to the floor by a system of cables and stiff vertical...
- (14.933), Parallel Bars (15.033) and Horizontal bar (14.833), contributing to the team silver medal. Wilson also qualified to the Parallel Bars final, placing...
- configured so the links move in parallel planes, and the ****embly is called a planar four-bar linkage. Spherical and spatial four-bar linkages also exist and...
- gymnast. He is the 2012 Olympic silver medalist in the all-around and on parallel bars as well as the 2011 and 2012 European Champion on the latter. He has...
- The double vertical bar, ‖ {\displaystyle \|} , is also emplo**** in mathematics. parallelism: A B ∥ C D {\displaystyle AB\parallel CD} , read "the line...
- 1993, team in 1991, floor in 1994, 1995 and 1996, horizontal bar in 1994, parallel bars in 1993 and 1995, pommel horse in 1992, rings in 1992, vault in...
- instead of 10.0 in the parallel bars event during the all-around final. The 0.100 point omitted from Yang's start value in parallel bars, determined by the...
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