parallel park

verb

Definition of parallel park

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

Word by Word Definitions

parallel play
  1. : extending in the same direction, everywhere equidistant (see equidistant 1), and not meeting

  2. : everywhere equally distant

  3. : having parallel sides

  1. : a parallel line, curve, or surface

  2. : one of the imaginary circles on the surface of the earth paralleling the equator and marking the latitude

  3. : a character ∥ used in printing especially as a reference mark

  1. : to indicate analogy of : compare

  2. : to show something equal to : match

  3. : to correspond to

  1. : in a parallel manner

park play
  1. : an enclosed piece of ground stocked with game and held by royal prescription or grant

  2. : a tract of land that often includes lawns, woodland, and pasture attached to a country house and is used as a game preserve and for recreation

  3. : a piece of ground in or near a city or town kept for ornament and recreation

  1. : to enclose in a park

  2. : to bring (a vehicle) to a stop and keep standing at the edge of a public way

  3. : to leave temporarily on a public way or in a parking lot or garage


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