parallel park

verb

parallel parked; parallel parking; parallel parks
: to park a car, truck, etc., so that the long side of the vehicle is parallel to the side of the road

Examples of parallel park in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web Expect something sporty, with an emphasis on adventure seeking, but compact enough to parallel park on a city street. Andrew J. Hawkins, The Verge, 9 May 2023 The feature is meant to keep cars driving within a lane; make lane changes automatically; parallel park; and slow and stop for stop signs and traffic lights. WIRED, 16 Feb. 2023

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“Parallel park.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/parallel%20park. Accessed 12 Apr. 2024.

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